Flussglas Vase

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Object Name: 
Flussglas Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2014.3.25
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.6 cm, W: 24.3 cm, D: 16.4 cm,
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1795-1800
Primary Description: 
Flussglas Vase. Opaque white glass, white marble, ormolu; blown, assembled. The vase rests on a low gilt-ormolu base that is decorated with a wreath of c-shaped ornaments. A line of ormolu pearls separates the rim, which illustrates a very fine trellis-pattern. The vase is made of white Flussglas and has the form of a round-bodied base, rising to a narrow waist and ending in a high-tapered cone. The bases of ormolu handles are designed as female masks that are screwed to the side of the vase, and end in volutes that are mounted to the trellis patterned ring at the top of the vase.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Frank C. Moeller Fine Arts, Source
2014-08-28
L'Hermite-King, Sylvie, Former Collection
The Corning Museum of Glass: Notable Acquisitions 2014 (2015) illustrated, p. 23 (#13); BIB# AI100547
Major Glass, Library Acquisitions Added to Corning Museum Collection (2015) illustrated, p. 319 (bottom); BIB# 705344
18 Objekte um 1800 (2014) p. 62, Abb.33a; BIB# 139209
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2014 (2014) illustrated, pp. 7, 50; BIB# 706293