Covered Vessel

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Object Name: 
Covered Vessel
Accession Number: 
56.3.64
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 36.8 cm, Diam (max): 19 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass; free-blown, with applied decoration. (a) Barrel-shaped oval body with pushed-up base having rough pontil mark; (b) set-in cover with multi-knopped finial containing large tear; two rows of "thumbholes" or "thumbcups" - each consisting of four - applied to the body, two groups of slightly notched rings (rigaree) - each consisting of three - applied at top and bottom of body, applied foot ring.
Provenance: 
N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam, Source
Color: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27