Ambero Vase with Grapes

Object Name: 
Ambero Vase with Grapes

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Object Name: 
Ambero Vase with Grapes
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 37 cm, Diam (max): 21.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Mrs. Jason Westerfield Estate, by exchange
Web Description: 
Ambero, which was produced only in 1915 and 1916, was probably made in very few shapes and patterns. The decorating process was labor-intensive. The exterior was acid-etched to give the object a textured, translucent effect, and enamel decoration was then applied to the interior and fired to make the enamel permanent.
James D. Julia, Inc., Source
Enameled On underside of vase in script
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, acid-etched, enameled. Conical shaped vase with rounded shoulder and short neck with slightly flared rim. Decorated on the interior with a camphor colored enamel wash and multi-colored grape-vine design. The exterior of the vase consists of an acid-etched floral pattern.
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery