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Clear Cape Cod Lily Vase, between 1828 and 1830

  • Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, American, 1826 - 1888

Pressed lead glass

  • Overall: 7 1/4 × 4 1/2 inches (18.4 × 11.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase; gifts from William C. Weber, Margaret C. Horn, Sarah Common, the Heirs of Mrs. Matilda F. Barclay, Mrs. Robert Hopkins, Mrs. Campbell Harvey and Thomas A. Jenkins by exchange

2000.47

On View

  • American W271

Department

American Art before 1950

around 1980-1999, private collection

1999-2000, Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Inc. (New York, New York, USA)

2000-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Green, Charles, M.D. “Little Known Sandwich.” The Magazine Antiques XXXVII (February 1940): p. 69 (ill.). Lee, Ruth Webb. Sandwich Glass. Northborough, MA, 1947, p. 239 (pl. 68). McKearin, George S. and Helen. American Glass. 1948, p. 363, no. 8 (pl. 163). Rose, James H. The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period 1825-1850. Exh. cat., Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY, 1954, p. 68, no. 57 [as New England, before 1830]. Americana Midwest Collectors’ Choice. Exh. cat., Henry Ford Museum. Dearborn, MI, p. 81, no. 464 (ill.). Spillman, Jane Shadel. “American and European Pressed Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass.” 1981, p. 67, no. 156 (ill.). “American Decorative Arts Acquisitions 1985-2005.” Bulletin of the DIA 81, 1-2 (2007): p. 63.

Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, Clear Cape Cod Lily Vase, between 1828 and 1830, pressed lead glass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase; gifts from William C. Weber, Margaret C. Horn, et al., 2000.47.