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Colorless, lacy, Princess Feather medallion between baskets of fruit on sides. Elaborate scroll-heart medallions on ends. Oblong shaped bowl; line of beading outside stippled border on rim. Standard spreding to scalloped edge with leaf decoration impressed on inside.

Credit Line

Gift of Kenneth and Mary Jane Wakefield in memory of Ruth Graves Wakefield

Footed dish

1840–45

Object Place

Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

16.51 x 22.22 x 26.67 cm (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1979.663

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass