Vase and Stand

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Vase and Stand
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Vase H: 62.3 cm, Diam (max): 28 cm; Stand H: 49.3 cm, Diam (max): 29.8 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Ruby glass cased in colorless glass; blown, tooled, cold-worked, gilt and enameled. In two sections, the vase with waisted neck and everted rim, above a knobbed stem and domed foot. Faceted cylindrical stand in the shape of a doric column. vase has assembled handles on opposing sides, and entire ensemble is decorated in an eclectic mixture of classical motifs and scrolling foliage that suggestes Renaissance decoration or even arabesques. One of the original handles was broken at Sotheby's and replacement handles were fabricated. Object arrived with three separate handles: two originals, one broken, and one modern reproduction.
Sotheby's, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2004 (2005) illustrated, p. 51; BIB# AI90240
Recent Important Acquisitions, 47 (2005) illustrated, p. 228, #29; BIB# AI66969