Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.38
Dimensions: 
H: 17 cm, D (rim): 11.5-12.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1885-1900
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Thick transparent light blue and yellowish-green glass with few bubbles and "blowing spirals"; wear marks; free-blown, cased, acid-etched, and intaglio carved. Flat trefoil base with ground pontil mark, trefoil body slightly increasing in diameter towards rim with three indentations marking the trefoil; the light blue glass is encased in green glass except for the base, it is speckled with red, blue and yellow spots which are partly encased; acid-etched floral motifs partly showing the blue glass, on lower part of body the signature: "Galle".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954