Covered Jar in "Chelsea Bird" Pattern

Object Name: 
Covered Jar in "Chelsea Bird" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Covered Jar in "Chelsea Bird" Pattern
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 20.5 cm, Diam (max): 17.2 cm; (b) Cover H: 4.2 cm, D: 9.2 cm
On Display
about 1915-1920
Primary Description: 
Covered Jar in "Chelsea Bird" Pattern. Colorless, amethyst glass; blown, cut, engraved. Ovoid jar, blown of colorless glass with an overlay of transparent purple; cut in a pattern of three large rectangles of fine diamonds which are cut entirely through the amethyst; engraved pattern of birds on branches in the areas between the cut rectangles; rim ground and polished, base ground and polished, (b) half-spherical lid has a top circular section and rim of cut fine diamonds and sprays and a large dragon-fly engraved through amethyst.
Pattern Name: 
Chelsea Bird
From the Cutter's Wheel, Source