Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.242
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 29 cm; Rim Diam: 11 cm; Base Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Primary Description: 
Vase. Non-lead glass, amethyst; pressed in two pieces; scallop-rimmed hexagonal bowl in Bigler pattern--panels having large thumbprint above slightly sunken arch and separated by deep flute pointed at each end--, attached by merese to standard composed of plain ring, octagonal stem beveled at top and with flaring concave sides terminating above a Scotia molding at the bottom and resting on a square plinth with beveled edges and chamfered corners.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Bigler
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 246, #963; BIB# 30457