Meriden Cut Glass Company designs in collections (2016)

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Meriden Cut Glass Company vase Meriden Cut Glass Company bowl Meriden Cut Glass Company vase

The Meriden Cut Glass Company was founded in 1895 as a unit of the Meriden Silver Plate Co., which was later acquired by the International Silver Company and became a company division [in 1898]. [1]

Meriden Cut Glass Company designs in collections

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Punch bowl on stand

Meriden Cut Glass Company / (Meriden Silver Plate Co.). (1895). Punch bowl on stand. (Accession no. M.91.320.6. Viewed 16 March 2016. A00108.)

Cigar or tobacco jar

Meriden Cut Glass Co. / Wilcox Silver Plate Co. / (ISC). (1898-1904). Cigar or tobacco jar. Rich-cut, glass cut in thumbprint and striated notched design. Silver cover in ball bead design. Bottom has 24 raystar cut design. (Accession no. 2001.006.008AB. Viewed 8 June 2016. A00755-03.)

  • Offline - Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ.


Meriden Cut Glass Company / (ISC). (c. 1898-1923). Goblet "Meriden Star". Colorless glass. (Accession no. 2004.4.24. Viewed 25 March 2016. B00039.)


Rose bowl

Gustave F. Ekdahl (cutter) for Meriden Cut Glass Company/ ISC. (1909). Rose bowl. Colorless, red lead glass; blown, cut. (Accession no. 98.4.169. Viewed 25 March 2016. B00038.)



Meriden Cut Glass Company / (ISC). (1911-23). Vase. Colorless glass. (Accession No: 2006.4.266. Viewed 25 March 2016. B00040.)

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Possibly Meriden Cut Glass Co. (undated). Bowl with silver cover. (Accession no. 69.008.0177. Viewed 8 June 2016. A00755-06.)

  • Offline - Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ.

[1] See Tobin, Diane. (2012). The Meriden Flint Glass Company: An abundance of glass (link to library entry). (See appendix: Meriden Glass Companies). Charleston, SC: The History Press. (ISBN 978.1.61423.833.1). Also see Stern, Jewel. (2005). Modernism in American silver, page 354. Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press.] Viewed 24 May 2016. [A00666; A00696]

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