Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
88.3.40
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.7 cm, Diam (max): 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1900-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Julius Tarshis
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent red, probably lead glass; blown, pattern-molded, overlaid, acid-etched, iridized. Ovoid shape, with tall, slightly flared neck; red overlay on colorless; the rim with acid-etched irregular "drip" pattern, with vertical lines below; the body with an acid-etched pattern of pendant fuschia flowers and foliage; covered with a yellowish iridescence, with variegated optic molding; tapered base; the foot rim ground flat, with polished concave pontil mark; acid-etched signature in a circle in the pontil mark: "Cristallerie / de Pantin" with monogram "STV & C" in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tarshis, Dena K. (d. 2009), Source
1988
Tarshis, Julius (d. 2006), Source
1988
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