Miniature Jewel

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Object Name: 
Small carafe
Title: 
Miniature Jewel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.4.69
Dimensions: 
H: 10.2 cm, D (max.): 3.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1981
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elsie Burton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass overlaid with translucent white, green and blue; flameworked, blown, tooled, hot applications. Bulbous body with elongated neck and spouted lip; small colorless carafe has a spouted, flame-polished lip which tops an elongated slender neck; extending from lip are rows of vertical, raised, striated white trailings which end at base of body; bulbous body has a circumscribing trail of green at shoulder below which are eight large bosses of colorless overlaying a band of pale blue and placed between each vertical trail; below protrusions is a band of white and a band of green; foot is formed of a "patty" of colorless with dark blue inclusions.
Provenance: 
Burton, Elsie, Source