Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Accession Number: 
76.2.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.8 cm; Foot Diam: 11.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1847
Primary Description: 
Translucent white lead glass; blown, enameled, and etched (?). Tall, ovoid shape, with flared rim, waisted stem and wide, flaring foot; orange and black enameled lines at the rim, shoulder, stem, and foot; palmette band around the middle of the neck; polychrome enameled male figure, wearing a toga, with ivy leaf wreath in his hair, playing two pipes, standing on a speckled green ground; orange and black zig-zag band with ivy wreath on the foot; polished pontil mark grey inscription of a diamond registry mark, inscribed "III" in the top oval, "F" below, "6" at the right, "2" at the bottom, "I" at the left, with "RICHARDSON'S / VITRIFIED." in a ribband above; black enameled "3" at the right of the diamond, and "P / 16" in purple enamel at the top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tillman, Alan, Source
1976-09-02
Inscription: 
RICHARDSON'S / VITRIFIED
Inscription
3 / P / 16
Mark
III / F / 6 / 2 / I
Mark
Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. at Scone Palace (1976-04-13) p. 15, lot #84; BIB# 16680