Easter brings to mind spring, Easter eggs, bunnies, baskets, lilies, and more. These are a few of our favorite objects in the Museum’s collection that represent spring.
Divided Diamond Egg Cup, United States, about 1845-1870. 50.4.440.
Egg Handcooler, Compagnie des Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Saint-Louis, France, 1845-1855. Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton. 78.3.106.
Plate, Dithridge Flint Glass Company, New Brighton, Pa., 1900. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Gelabert. 79.4.159.
Gold Aurene Basket, Steuben Glass Works, Corning, N.Y., 1908-1913. Gift of Barbara Olsen in memory of Fellow, John K. Olsen. 2002.4.23.
Covered Server for Boiled Eggs in Floral Ware Pattern, King, Son & Co., Pittsburgh, Pa., 1869-1891. Purchased with finds from the Gladys M. and Harry A. Snyder Memorial Trust. 2002.4.69.
Lucy, Richard Craig Meitner (American, b. 1949), Barnbach Austria, 1998. Gift of Barry Friedman Ltd., New York. 2005.3.69.
Mysterious Egg. Jan Mares (Czech, 1953-2005), Novy Bor, Czech Republic, 2005. 2005.3.4.
Peachblow Lily Vase, New England Glass Company, East Cambridge, Mass., 1885-1888. 2011.4.44.
On Edge, Ivan Mares (Czech, b. 1956), Zelezny Brod, Czech Republic, 2005. Gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser. © Ivan Mares. 2012.3.47.
If you want to make your own Easter or spring-inspired glass, check out these Make Your Own Glass projects: Egg Ornament, Egg Pendant, Lamb Bead. They are only available through April 30.