Sicilian Vase

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Object Name: 
Sicilian Vase
Accession Number: 
2008.4.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm, Diam (max): 9.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1878-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barbara Olsen in memory of Fellow, John K. Olsen
Web Description: 
Sicilian glass was the first Art Glass made by Mt. Washington. The company advertised it as containing lava from Sicily. Today, collectors call it Lava glass, but the correct name is Sicilian glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Olsen, Barbara H. (Mrs. John K.) (1923-2016), Source
2008-04-08
Material: 
Inscription: 
A-G #174
Label
Sticker On bottom
Primary Description: 
Black opaque glass with multicolored inset chips; Blown, marvered, tooled, gilded, ground. Vase has narrow foot, widens to sharp shoulder, narrows to neck, and flares at rim. Vase has irregular colored bits throughout (red, green, blue, purple) with gold.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery