Covered Mustard Pot

Object Name: 
Covered Mustard Pot

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Object Name: 
Covered Mustard Pot
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 19.5 cm; Base Diam: 5.4 cm
On Display
about 1790-1810
Primary Description: 
Colorless presumably lead glass of grayish cast; pattern-molded and blown, cut decoration, pressed base. (a) Urn shape: slender ovoid body tapering from short neck with narrow-flanged mouth to ring or circular knop at top of applied pressed base with short stem at center of terraced or stepped dome on square foot having "lemon-squeezer" fluting on underside; fitted with (b) tall conical stopper with applied finial composed of blade knop supporting broad low panel and facet-cut cone; body and stopper in pattern of wide-spaced vertical ribs cut in small notches.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source