Panel Symbolizing Fall|
Posting Number 3030 Date: 09/04/18 Return to Posting List
Colorless lead glass; cast. Rectangular panel with full length female figure in relief in a niche; figure in peasant costume with wheat sheaves in her hands and at her feet, possibly symbolizing "Fall"; signed on front: "F. Carder 1940".
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Thomas G. Hawkes & Company
A glass company based in Corning, NY, T.G. Hawkes & Co. (c.1880-1959) specialized in cutting fine brilliant cut glass and tableware. The company was established by Thomas Gibbons Hawkes (1846-1913). Born in Ireland, Hawkes immigrated to Brooklyn in 1862, and then moved to Corning to work for the Hoare and Dailey Cut Glass Firm. He opened his own cut glass firm in 1880. This firm, T.G. Hawkes & Co., soon became famous for quality wares. Hawkes' glassware was used in the White House from 1885 until 1938. In 1903, he brought Frederick Carder from England to establish the Steuben Glass Works.
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T. G. Hawkes & Company
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