Manufacturer attributed to Boston & Sandwich Glass Company, American, 1826 - 1888
  • Jewel Casket
  • Honey Dish
Date between 1826 and 1888
Medium pressed lead glass
Dimensions Overall: 5 3/4 × 8 3/8 × 4 11/16 inches (14.6 × 21.3 × 11.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund, Elizabeth and Allan Shelden Fund, Director's Discretionary Fund, Elizabeth, Allan and Warren Shelden Fund; gifts from Mrs. Gustavus D. Pope, Mrs. Eugene Beauharnais Gibbs, Ruth Farra Manting, Mrs. J. L. Hibbard, Mrs. Edsel B. Ford, Mrs. Ernest Kanzler, Robert H. Tannahill, Mrs. George Kamperman, and City of Detroit by exchange
Accession Number 1994.94
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W272, Level 2 (see map)
Mrs. Albert Murray (New Hampshire, USA);
Ruth Webb Lee (Framingham, Massachusetts, USA);
Richard A. Bourne Co., Inc (Hyannis, Massachusetts, USA);
1976-1986, William J. Elsholz (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1986-1991, private collection;
1991-1993, private collection;
1994-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Frank W. Chipman. The Romance of Old Sandwich Glass. 1932, p. 101 (ill.).

Lee, Ruth Webb. Sandwich Glass. 1947, p. 416 (pl. 162).

Rose, James H. The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850. Exh. cat., Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY, 1954, no. 233.

Barlow, Raymond E. and Joan E. Kaiser. The Glass Industry in Sandwich III. 1987.

“American Decorative Arts Acquisitions 1985-2005.” Bulletin of the DIA 81, 1-2 (2007): p. 63.