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Covered Candy Dish

1986.554 (RS25403)

Description

The dish is of opaque white glass, with a squat, round faceted body molded with bunches of grapes, leaves, and tendrils. The base has a lobed border above a circular ring foot. The cover has a faceted ovoid knop on a beaded neck and a standing nibbed lobe-ringed collar. It is hand-painted with sprigs, roses and ribbons in pink, blue, purple and green.

Details

Maker
Westmoreland Glass Works (Maker)
Date
1920-1960
Inscriptions
Molded on the bottom is the logo for Westmoreland Glass Works.
Location of origin
Grapeville, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
glass (material)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
bonbon dishes
ceramic (material)
DISH, CANDY
Glass
glass (material)
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Unidentified Ceramic
Dimensions
5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.554
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50946

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