Brush Holder

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Object Name: 
Brush Holder
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Overall H: 12.4 cm; Rim Diam: 4.5 cm; Frieze Diam: 7.9 cm
On Display
possibly 1800-1899
probably 1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Web Description: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
Primary Description: 
Brush Holder. Translucent yellow and red glasses; blown, cased and carved. Nearly baluster-shape; short neck slightly flaring to rim, irregularly cased in red; a frieze in red overlay, carved with male figures holding symbolic objects and alternating with rock and fungus forms below shoulder; foot rim of dark red with inner concave base displaying leaf-like splotches of red in the yellow glass, indicate the object was fully cased and then carved away the red overlay afterward.
The Art of Glass; A Masterson Junior Gallery Exhibition
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1970-09-19 through 1970-11-15
Treasures in Glass
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
Treasures in Glass (1966) pp. 60-61, #113; BIB# 28036