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Object Name: 
Basket
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
88.2.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.1 cm, W: 17.2 cm, D: 13.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Amy Blake, in memory of her husband, Franklin J. Blake
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent red, blue, green and translucent white, lead glasses; blown, carved, acid etched. Ovoid shape, in the shape of a melon, with arched handle in the shape of a series of overlapping oak leaves; melon faintly ribbed, with acid-etched random pattern of veins; applied pads of color, emphasized with carving to represent branches, leaves, fruit, and flowers standing in relief on the sides; carved squirrel standing on the rim and projecting above it; rectangular yellowed gummed paper label on the flattened bottom, printed "88" in black.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Macbeth, George D. (1892-1968), Former Collection
Blake, Amy (Mrs. Franklin), Source
1988-07-05