Cameo Vase

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Object Name: 
Cameo Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm; Base Diam: 5.2 cm; Rim Diam: 4.7 cm
Not on Display
about 1880-1890
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Gladys Carder Welles
Primary Description: 
Opaque black/white glass; blown and cut. Round shape with overlay of white glass carved away in a floral pattern.
Welles Estate, Gladys C., Former Collection
The Glass of Frederick Carder
The Renwick Gallery 1971-12 through 1972-04
Pilkington Glass Museum 1972-06 through 1972-12
The Glass of Frederick Carder (1971) illustrated, pl. 1A; BIB# 27279