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Dessert dish and stand

Dessert dish and stand

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    1866 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J. & L. Lobmeyr (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, engraved, with gilt metal

  • Museum number:

    613&A-1869

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 28, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Engraved glass dessert dish and stand with gilt metal mounts.

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

1866 (made)

Artist/maker

J. & L. Lobmeyr (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, engraved, with gilt metal

Marks and inscriptions

'JJL' in monogram
Maker's mark, stamped on upper side of metal mount base

Dimensions

Height: 31 cm, Diameter: 37.5 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 dish cost £5.0.0. The service was included in the international exhibition, Paris, 1867, where Lobmeyr won a silver medal.

Descriptive line

Dessert dish and stand, engraved and with gilt metal mounts, 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

Dessert dish and stand , engraved and with gilt metal mounts Austria (Vienna), 1866 made by J & L Lobmeyr glassworks (613 &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 dish cost £5.0.0. The service was included in the international exhibition, Paris, 1867, where Lobmeyr won a silver medal. . [18/06/2009]

Categories

Glass; Drinking

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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