Burmese Vase with Egyptian Scene

Object Name: 
Burmese Vase with Egyptian Scene

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Object Name: 
Burmese Vase with Egyptian Scene
Accession Number: 
2012.4.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 33.6 cm, Diam (max): 17 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1885-1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barbara Olsen in memory of Fellow, John K. Olsen
Primary Description: 
Mt. Washington Burmese Vase. Pink and yellow translucent glass; blown, tooled, enameled, gilded, ground. Large vase flares to rounded shoulder and tapers to cylindrical neck and rim decorated with applied gold and pigments. Vase is decorated with a desert scene of camels, figure reclining on a carpet, pyramids, the Sphinx, clouds, palm tree and setting sun. Scalloped gold design around top of lip.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Olsen, Barbara H. (Mrs. John K.) (1923-2016), Source
2012-02-20
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
Burmese #31
label
Typed on bottom
Shadow of the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt and Its Influence
Venue(s)
Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute 2012-06-16 through 2012-11-21
Since the dawn of recorded time, no civilization has mesmerized and influenced the world like Ancient Egypt. This fascinating culture and its impact will be explored in the exhibition, Shadow of the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt and Its Influence opening Sunday June 17 in the Museum of Art.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
 
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: American Glass from the Gilded Age to the Roaring Twenties (2011) illustrated, p. 6, bottom (second from right); BIB# AI88807