Cameo-Cut and Engraved Vase with Flower Petals

Object Name: 
Cameo-Cut and Engraved Vase with Flower Petals

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Object Name: 
Cameo-Cut and Engraved Vase with Flower Petals
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.7 cm, Diam (max): 13.5 cm
On Display
about 1900-1903
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass and translucent white, ruby-amethyst, and green glass; blown. Elongated sphere-shaped body; fire-polished upper rim with intaglio-carved curvilinear and scroll lines extending downward toward applied carved decoration; applied intaglio- carved ruby-amethyst and white petals alternately rise from base toward top; short intaglio-carved symmetrical translucent green petals also run from base towards top; polished pontil mark; scratch-engraved on base: "L.C.T. W782."
Minna Rosenblatt, Ltd., Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 17 (1975) illustrated, p. 174, #30; BIB# AI91035