American. <em>Platter (McCormack Reaper)</em>, 1831. Glass, 1 5/8 x 13 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (4.1 x 33.3 x 20.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.238. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.238.jpg)

Platter (McCormack Reaper)


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 13 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (4.1 x 33.3 x 20.6 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.238

Image: 40.238.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless pressed glass platter, oblong shape with handles. Center decorated with farming scene of man driving a horse-drawn McCormick reaper across fields while another farmer holding a rake watches. Wide rim decorated with picket fence pattern. CONDITION: Good; chips around foot rim on underside and allover light scratches; manufacturing imperfections include "crease" in glass in center and irregularly molded edge.

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