Bowl: sauce plate

Bowl: sauce plate
Title
Bowl: sauce plate
Date 
ca. 1840
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 15.9 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass bowl with log cabin and cider barrel at center and four vignettes surrounding rim, including two of a man plowing alternating with one of a ship and one of a glass factory.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1940.434
Gallery Label 
The glass factory pictured on the bowl is apparently that of the New England Glass Company (see "American and European Pressed Glass," p. 105). The log cabin and cider barrel were emblems of William Henry Harrison's 1840 presidential campaign.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group