Nested set of four colorless deep oval dishes; star cut bottom design; five-point fan scalloped edge; interlocking diamond band around sides; stepped base.
"Cherished Possessions": Portsmouth, New Hampshire, merchant James Rundlet owned large sets of fashionable cut glass serving pieces imported from England or Ireland. This nest of dishes was most likely used during the dessert course to hold a variety of sweets.
- Associated Building
- Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly Ireland (British Isles, Europe) [island]
- Descriptive terms
fans (costume accessories)
- 2 x 4.75 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Ralph May