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ewers (2) and tray
  • United States or Germany
  • ewers (2) and tray, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States or Germany
  • glass
  • Object Height: a,b: 14 cm
    Object Height: a,b: 5 1/2 in
    Object Diameter: c: 20.6 cm
    Object Diameter: c: 8 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6037.a,b,c
Description

Communion set with two ewers and a tray.
a,b: Two small ewers made of milk white glass with gold painted decoration. The handle and neck are painted gold. The body of the ewers have a gold wreath design with branches and leaves. Inside the wreath is a bishop's mitre(hat) with a bishop's crook and a cross. There is a band of gold around the bottom of the ewers.

c: Tray made of milk white glass with gold painted decoration. There is a solid band of gold around the center of the tray and around the edge. There is a band of gold leaves on the border of the tray.