Meriden Flint Glass Company designs in collections and exhibitions (2016)

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A. Meriden Flint Glass Company designs in collections

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Two tumblers

Henry S. Fillebrown for the Meriden Flint Glass Company. (1870-80). Two tumblers. Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. (Accession nos. 96.4.10 A-B. Viewed 11 June 2016. B00202.)


Bradley & Hubbard / Meriden Flint Glass Company. Stand, (1875-1890). Brass, ceramic, glass. Accession no. 78.214. (Viewed 13 November 2016. AAA00426-34.)

Coffee pot

Meriden Flint Glass Company. (1876-88). Coffee pot. Brilliant cut glass. (Viewed 11 June 2016. F00010.)

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Cruet set

Meriden Flint Glass Co. (undated). Cruet set. Pressed glass; silver plate. (Viewed 15 July 2016. F00047.)


Meriden Flint Glass Co. (undated). Pitcher. Colorless glass with etched flower, leaf, and vine pattern. (Accession no. 1974.31.1. Viewed 24 July 2016. A01104.)

Cruet with stopper

Meriden Flint Glass Co. (undated). Cruet with stopper. (Accession nos. 1974.31.2 a,b. Viewed 17 November 2016. D00223.)

Seven goblets

Meriden Flint Glass Co. (undated). Goblets. (Accession no. 1974.31.3-9. Viewed 17 November 2016. D00224-30.)

B. Meriden Flint Glass Company designs in exhibitions


1 May - 10 November 1878. Paris Universal Exposition.

See: Pickering, Thomas R. (1878). Paris Universal Exposition, 1878: Official catalogue of the United States exhibitors. [Listed: Meriden Flint Glass Works (p. 74, 172)]. 301 pp. Chiswick Press: London. (Viewed 16 June 2016. A00843-44.)

Also see: (1880). Reports of the United States commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition, 1878; v. III: Iron and steel, ceramics and glass, forestry, cotton. [Meriden Flint Glass Works, recipient Honorable Mention award (pp. 233, 244)]. Government Printing Office: Washington. (Viewed 16 June 2016. A00847-49.)

17 September 1879 - 20 April 1880. Sydney International Exhibition, Australia.

See: Commission of the United States. (1879). Sydney International Exhibition: United States Court - Official catalogue of exhibits. (For Meriden Flint Glass Company, see p. 8.) (Viewed 2 March 2017. A01524-27.)


23 October 1986 - 11 January 1987. In pursuit of beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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