Millefiori Vase

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Object Name: 
Millefiori Vase
Accession Number: 
53.3.60 B
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 24.5 cm; D (rim): 8.6 cm, (shoulder): 12.1 cm; (B) H: 24.6 cm, D (rim): 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1845-1850
Primary Description: 
Translucent clear and multicolored millefiori glass with many minute and small bubbles; wear marks at base; free-blown and ground with incorporated millefiori canes. Ovoid body with sides tapering to the base with ground pontil mark and with a concave neck with wide flaring rim (trumpet neck); the canes have mostly a blossom-like character and are multicolored; one cane ca. 1/2" (53.3.60B: 1-1/2") below shoulder bears the signature "Clichy", turquoise blue on white around a dark-blue and white center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Applethwaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 53; BIB# 128671