American. <em>Pickle Dish (Centennial)</em>, ca. 1876. Glass, 1 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (3.5 x 23.8 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 46.161.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 46.161.2_Justin_van_Soest_photograph.jpg)

Pickle Dish (Centennial)


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1876

Dimensions: 1 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (3.5 x 23.8 x 13.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 46.161.2

Image: 46.161.2_Justin_van_Soest_photograph.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless pressed glass pickle dish. Oval shaped dish with fluted rim; rim extends at sides to form rounded handles. In center of dish, molded image of Liberty Bell surrounded by the inscriptions: "1776 1876 / [on banner passing through top loop of bell] DECLARATION INDEPENDENCE". Around bouge, inscription: "100 YEARS AGO" along top and, along bottom, the names of the original thirteen states listed in three columns [see "Inscriptions" for full texts]. Handles decorated with molded, curved log. CONDITION: Good; some dirt around logs in handles.

Brooklyn Museum Logo