Celery Glass or Vase

Object Name: 
Celery Glass or Vase

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Object Name: 
Celery Glass or Vase
Accession Number: 
50.4.254 B
Overall H: 18.75 cm; Rim Diam: 13.25 cm; Foot Diam: 10 cm
Not on Display
about 1820-1835
Primary Description: 
Celery Glass or Vase. Lead glass, colorless; dip-molded, free-blown and engraved; tall cylindrical glass flaring at rim and rounding at bottom to applied circular foot, with ground and polished pontil mark; twelve short round-top sunken panels around lower part of body and well below engraved circlet; alternating large daisy-like flower with small polished center and large scrolled fernlike leaf; at right of each flower and starting from lower end of leaf, conventionalized floral and leaf spray; at left of flower and depending from upper end of leaf, pinnate and floral swags with star between dots above center and three-petal long stemmed motif depending between sides.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
American Glass
Gmeiner Art Center 1972-03 through 1972-03
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pp. 220-221, pl. 50 #1; BIB# 25299