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Plate with cover

Plate with cover

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    1866 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J. & L. Lobmeyr (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, wheel-cut, with gilding

  • Museum number:

    621&A-1869

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 80, shelf 1 []

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

1866 (made)

Artist/maker

J. & L. Lobmeyr (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, wheel-cut, with gilding

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Diameter: 23.5 cm

Object history note

This service is described in the Museum's printed registers of 1869 as having been 'bought as an example of cheapness of manufacture'. The cheapness was relative. The decoration is hand-done and this plate and cover cost £3/4/0. The service was included in the international exhibition, Paris, 1867, where Lobmeyr won a silver medal.

Descriptive line

Plate with cover, wheel cut glass with gilding, made by J & L Lobmeyr glassworks, Vienna, 1866

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Chance, Henry. Paris Universal Exhibition 1867, Vol II Report. p.374.
Glass from Worlds Fairs. Corning.
List of the Objects obtained during the Paris exhibition of 1867. Science & art dept. London, 1868. pp.1-4, p.2, no.260.

Labels and date

Plate with cover , wheel cut, with gilding Austria (Vienna), 1866 made by J & L Lobmeyr glassworks (621 &A-1869) This service is described in the Museum's printed registers of 1869 as having been 'bought as an example of cheapness of manufacture'. The cheapness was relative. The decoration is hand-done and this plate and cover cost £3/4/0. The service was included in the international exhibition, Paris, 1867, where Lobmeyr won a silver medal. . [18/06/2009]

Categories

Glass; Eating

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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