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Sweet meat Dish w/ lid

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Footed colorless sweet meat dish with thin cylindrical stem. Eight full length panels running up bowl of dish. Rim has thin horizontal band encircling it and is slightly octagonal in shape. Lid has corresponding octagonal shape, above which is flared lip. Eight panels on bee-hive dome which...

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Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, about 1830–60

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

37.8 cm (14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.810a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass, pattern molded

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass