Covered Candy Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1920-1960

GUSN

GUSN-50946

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

Descriptive Terms

bonbon dishes
glass (material)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
ceramic (material)
Glass
Molded
Painted
Unidentified Ceramic
DISH, CANDY

Inscription

Molded on the bottom is the logo for Westmoreland Glass Works.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1986.554.1

Maker

Westmoreland Glass Works (Maker)

Location of Origin

Grapeville, PA, USA

Dimensions

5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.554

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)