Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Accession Number: 
86.2.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.8 cm, Diam (max): 9.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1760
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen Mayer in memory of her husband, John
Primary Description: 
Vase. Opaque white lead glass; blown, enameled. Inverted baluster shape, rounded shoulders, tapering sides; polychrome enameled chinoiserie decoration, with an elaborate shell-bordered frame enclosing a scene with a man, two women, and a boy, in Oriental costume; colorful floral sprays at either side and below; concave base with rough pontil mark and the remains of a colorless glass pontil wad; printed black and gold circular sticker inscribed "GUARANTEED / DM&P / MANHEIM / ANTIQUES CORP. / 46 EAST 57th STREET / NEW YORK CITY / GENUINE".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Helen, Source
1986-07-30
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Confluente Est-Vest in Arta Sti'clei (2011-05) illustrated, p. 12, bottom; BIB# AI97782