Preserve or Pickle Jar with Cover

Object Name: 
Preserve or Pickle Jar with Cover

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Object Name: 
Preserve or Pickle Jar with Cover
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Overall H: 21.75 cm; Rim Diam: 8 cm; Foot Diam: 5.8 cm
On Display
about 1790
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass, of gray cast; blown and cut. (a) Adams-urn shape: slender deep semi-oviform bowl supported by short pedestal base having cut octagonal stem spreading into octagonal round-edged step on square base with large ground and polished pontil mark; (b) set-in flanged and high domed cover with cut octagonal stemmed-knob; cut decoration: on bowl, narrow band of large low-relief diamonds between narrow band of flutes at top and, at bottom, wide band of flat tapering panels bisected by single horizontal rib; on cover, pattern on bowl repeated in smaller scale, and single row of facets on edge of rim, and, at one side, arched opening for spoon or other serving utensils.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection