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Nested set of four colorless deep oval dishes; star cut bottom design; five-point fan scalloped edge; interlocking diamond band around sides; stepped base.
fans (costume accessories)
"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.
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
2 x 4.75 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly Republic of Ireland