Ambero Vase with Grapes

Object Name: 
Ambero Vase with Grapes

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Object Name: 
Ambero Vase with Grapes
Accession Number: 
2009.4.340
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37 cm, Diam (max): 21.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1915-1916
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
James D. Julia, Inc., Source
2009-11-23
Material: 
Inscription: 
Ambero/M
signature
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.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery