Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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dish
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • dish, 1850–1900
  • Where object was made: Unknown
  • glass
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 5.1 x 16.8 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 x 6 5/8 x 8 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3785
Description

Clear, pressed crystal glass dish that is an immitation of Irish cut glass. The top view of the dish is in the shape of an oval, and there is a sunburst pattern on the bottom of the dish. On the border there is a band of vertical ribbs and the band is followed by a second band decorated with a diamond pattern with the pointed tops of the diamond shapes forming the edge of the dish.