Platter (McCormack Reaper)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 5/8 x 13 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (4.1 x 33.3 x 20.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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American. Platter (McCormack Reaper), 1831. Glass, 1 5/8 x 13 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (4.1 x 33.3 x 20.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.238. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.238.jpg)
overall, 40.238.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Colorless pressed glass platter, oblong shape with handles. Center decorated with farming scene of man driving a horse-drawn McCormick reaper across fields while another farmer holding a rake watches. Wide rim decorated with picket fence pattern.
CONDITION: Good; chips around foot rim on underside and allover light scratches; manufacturing imperfections include "crease" in glass in center and irregularly molded edge.
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