Manufacturer Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, American, 1826 - 1888
  • Clear Cape Cod Lily Vase
Date between 1828 and 1830
Medium pressed lead glass
Dimensions Overall: 7 1/4 × 4 1/2 inches (18.4 × 11.4 cm)
Credit Line 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
Accession Number 2000.47
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W271, Level 2 (see map)
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)
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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.