Vase

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Object Name: 
Blown Vase
Title: 
Vase
Accession Number: 
91.4.74
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.7 cm, Diam(rim): 14.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sara Stedman Russell in memory of Isabel Leighton Hall
Primary Description: 
Deep amethyst lead glass; blown, tooled. Urn-shape vase, turned over top rim, cylindrical upper half and flattened spherical lower half; applied straight stem, flat circular foot; ground and polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Leighton, John H., Jr., Former Collection
Hall, Isabel Leighton, Former Collection
Stedman, Barbara Hall, Former Collection
Russell, Sara Stedman (Mrs. Theodore E.), Source
1991-12-24
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American Glass: Industry and Art
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Exhibition of objects shown on US postage stamps.
New England Glass Company, 1818-1888
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1963 through 1963
 
American Glass [postage stamps] (1998) illustrated BIB# 61141
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) illustrated, p. 8. left; BIB# AI96378
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, p. 138, #28; BIB# AI30154
The New England Glass Company, 1818-1888 (1963) illustrated, p. 63, #23, p.41; BIB# 27488
Cambridge Glass, 1818 to 1888 (1930) illustrated, Cover, pl. 3, right; BIB# 25687