Davidson-Gerson Gallery of Glass

Summary

The Henry Ford's glass collection is one of the most comprehensive in the United States, numbering approximately 10,000 pieces. The gallery traces the history of American glass from the 18th century through the present, including works by important artists like Louis Comfort Tiffany and masters of the Studio Glass movement. Built as a machine shop in 1888 in Lapeer, Michigan, this building was moved to Greenfield Village in 1931.

The Henry Ford's glass collection is one of the most comprehensive in the United States, numbering approximately 10,000 pieces. The gallery traces the history of American glass from the 18th century through the present, including works by important artists like Louis Comfort Tiffany and masters of the Studio Glass movement. Built as a machine shop in 1888 in Lapeer, Michigan, this building was moved to Greenfield Village in 1931.

Artifact

Building (Structure)

Date Made

1888

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Lapeer 

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Liberty Craftworks District

Object ID

29.3062.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Brick (Clay product)
Glass (Material)
Wood (Plant material)
Plaster

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