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Platter (Alaskan scene)

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: Bridgeport, Ohio, United States
  • DATES 1867
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 11 1/8 in. (3.2 x 39.4 x 28.3 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oval colorless pressed glass platter with handles and egg and dart border along rim. Bottom of platter decorated with Alaskan scene of mountains (or icebergs), polar bear, seals, flying birds, and a sailing vessel.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Crystal Glass Company (Bridgeport, Ohio). Platter (Alaskan scene), 1867. Glass, 1 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 11 1/8 in. (3.2 x 39.4 x 28.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.208. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.208_acetate_bw.jpg)
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