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Dish (Peacock feather design)

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"Peacock Feather," "Peacock Eye," or "Peacock Tail" pattern. Colorless. Shell shaped with open handle in peacock eye design. Scalloped edge. "Tail" runs straight across dish with scroll design at base. Barlow & Kaiser, vol. 1, p. 125, pl. 1063.

Credit Line

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

1830–40

Object Place

Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19.37 x 24.13 cm (7 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1979.672

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass