Blue Sky

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Title: 
Blue Sky
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.4.60
Dimensions: 
H: 13 cm; D (max): 5.4 cm, (foot): 4.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1977
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elsie Burton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass overlaid with translucent white, blue and aqua; flameworked, tooled with hot applications. Ovoid bowl with hollow stem and trailed foot; narrowed rim with slightly defined lip swells outward to an ovoid bowl decorated in upper half with 3-4 horizontal rows of colorless spots marvered into broad spiraling of aqua, blue, and white striated with light brown; white continues through the bowl and hollow, slightly waisted stem which ends in a raised wrap of transparent aqua; foot is formed by slightly flattened spiraled trailing of colorless, crimped at regular intervals; marked in base "J" with raised trailing.
Provenance: 
Burton, Elsie, Source