Ruby-Cased Silvered Glass Vase

Object Name: 
Ruby-Cased Silvered Glass Vase

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Object Name: 
Ruby-Cased Silvered Glass Vase
Accession Number: 
69.4.122
Dimensions: 
H: 12 cm, D(rim): 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1855-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Florence Bushee
Primary Description: 
Colorless and ruby glass; mercury lined; blown and cut. Footed cylindrical shape; double-walled with an interior coating of mercury and an exterior casing of ruby glass; the casing is cut away in a pattern of diamonds and punties on the body; polished pontil mark on base with square seal in center.
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Provenance: 
Bushee, Florence, Source
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