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Covered Standing Dish, Westward Ho Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1880
    DIMENSIONS 9 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (22.9 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.162.1a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Compote or standing dish (a) with cover (b), colorless pressed polished and unpolished (acid frosted) glass, "Westward Ho!" pattern. The finial of the cover is an Indian holding a tomahawk kneeling on a round elevated base. Around the elevated base is a band of grass and tree stumps. This part of the cover as well as the side is acid frosted. On the side of the cover is a continuous molded high relief band of forested mountainous landscape with a log cabin, a running deer, and a bison in the foreground, and a sun in the background. Foot of the base has fluted decoration and a stem with angular knobs; the dish has a scalloped rim and a molded dental band. Condition: Good. Manufacturer's flaws on bottom and on top of stem of dish and near figure on cover. Chips and scratches on rim of dish.
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