Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.92
Dimensions: 
H: 13.2 cm; D (rim): 8.1 cm, (base): 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1825-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Clear and transparent blue glass; free-blown, cased, cut, engraved and gilded. Thick, bulgy hollow foot with sloping top supporting bowl with tapering bottom; concentric ring of cut grooves on base, foot and bowl cut in six panels framing six ovals in blue overlay, each containing two disks cut through the blue, on the clear parts engraved and gilded floral motifs, the rim is gilded.
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01