Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.59
Dimensions: 
H: 26.7 cm; D (rim): 6.8 cm, (max.)(body): 8.8 cm, (foot): 8.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1900
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Thick transparent yellowish opalescent and pale pink glass with many bubbles; slight wear marks; free-blown, stained, with applied decoration. Bellshaped foot with ground footring and pushed-up center, tall body consisting of a pearshaped lower part curving gently to an ovoid upper part ending in a wide mouth; body speckled with pink stain, the applied foot is colorless with opalescent tint and has slightly swirling amber and green latticinio-like ribbons, applied vertical opalescent threads on body, on bottom of body the signature: "Galle".
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954
French Art Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1975-04-01 through 1975-05-18