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Carder Steuben Glass Portrait Plaque of Thomas Alva Edison with Metal Luminor Base

Auction:
2075
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$1,725$1,500

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Auction:
Sale #2075 - 2075
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 02, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Carder Steuben Glass Portrait Plaque of Thomas Alva Edison with Metal Luminor Base, New York, 1929, rectangular plaque in colorless glass with cast leaded glass portrait of Thomas Edison, acid stamp fleur-de-lis mark, and "C1929 C.G.W.," metal base impressed "Edison Association Illuminating Co.," (scratches), ht. 10 1/2, wd. 8 1/2 in. Literature: "The Edison Plaques were originally made as favors for Henry Ford's October 21, 1929, banquet celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of Edison's invention of the electric light and grand opening of the Henry Ford Museum. Dimitroff, Thomas P., Fredrick Carder and Steuben Glass, Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1998.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Edison Association Illuminating Co., Thomas Alva Edison, metal base, Henry Ford, the fifteenth anniversary of Edison's invention of the electric light and grand opening, Henry Ford Museum, Atglen, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Steuben Glass, Fredrick Carder, Pennsylvania, Carder, Edison, Frederick Carder, Glass art, Steuben County, New York, Steuben Glass Works, Thomas Edison, United States