Brush Holder

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Object Name: 
Brush Holder
Place Made: 
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Overall H: 11.25 cm; Rim W: 6.8 cm, D: 7 cm; Base Rim W: 6.2 cm, D: 7 cm
On Display
probably 1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of George D. Macbeth
Web Description: 
Macbeth, George D. (1892-1968), Source
Primary Description: 
Brush Holder. Opaque lemon-yellow and red glasses; mold-blown, cased and carved. Oval jar; short concave neck with flaring rim in exterior red overlay; straight-walled body spreading slightly to base; carved overlay design of intertwined 5 “Chi” Dragons and cloud motifs; base rim in red overlay; base, concave inner area shows splotch of red leaf-like motif in the yellow glass; square engraved era spurious “Qianlong Nianzhi” mark.
Title Unknown (Cheekwood, TN)
Cheekwood 1971 through 1971
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
The Art of Glass: a Masterson Junior Gallery exhibition (1970) pp. 23, 35, #37, ill.; BIB# 19211
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 58-59, #111; BIB# 28036