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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Henry S. Fillebrown for the Meriden Flint Glass Company. (1870-80). Tumblers. Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. H 9.2 cm, D: 6.8 cm. Accession nos. 96.4.10 A-B. Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY. Viewed 11 June 2016. [B00202]

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Meriden Flint Glass Company. (1876-88). Coffee pot. Brilliant cut glass. 11.5 x 10.5 x 6 in. Kamm Teapot Foundation, Statesville, NC. Viewed 11 June 2016. [F00010]

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Bradley & Hubbard / Meriden Flint Glass Company. Stand, (1875-1890). Brass, ceramic, glass. (H) 33 5/8 in, (W) 13 3/8 in (D) 13 3/8 in. Accession no. 78.214. Newark Museum, NJ. (Online but search collection.) Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-34]

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Meriden Flint Glass Co. (undated). Cruet set. Pressed glass; silverplate. Variable dimensions. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC, Canada. Viewed 15 July 2016. [F00047]

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Meriden Flint Glass Co. (undated). Pitcher. Colorless glass with etched flower, leaf, and vine pattern. (H) 8 in. Accession no. 1974.31.1. Bennington Museum, Vermont. Viewed 24 July 2016. [A01104]

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

meriden flint glass company

Meriden Flint Glass Co. (undated). Goblets (3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9). (H) 6 in. Accession no. 1974.31.3-9. Bennington Museum, Vermont. Viewed 17 November 2016. [D00224-30]



B. Meriden Flint Glass Company designs in exhibitions

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(23 October 1986 - 11 January 1987)
In pursuit of beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. See book published in conjunction with exhibition, (pdf p. 281). Viewed 14 November 2016. [A00721; A00977]

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(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]

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(1 May - 10 November 1878)
Paris Universal Exposition. See: (1878). Pickering, Thomas R. Paris Universal Exposition, 1878: Official catalogue of the United States exhibitors. [Listed: Meriden Flint Glass Works. (p. 74, 172)]. 301 pp. Chiswick Press: London. Courtesy Oxford University. 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. Courtesy Harvard University. Viewed 16 June 2016. [A00847-49]



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