Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.91
Dimensions: 
H: 13.8 cm; D (rim): 7.7 cm, (base): 6.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1900
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Transparent light ruby opaque white and clear glasses; free- blown, cased, gilded and cut. Solid ring base of clear glass with ground pontil mark, body of ruby glass tapering upwards and flaring to wide mouth; the decoration, cut through the white overlay which is covered with golden floral ornaments, consists of disks on the base, medallions and panels with curved contours on the body; base, edges of the cutting and the rim are gilded.
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954