Vase Enameled with a Pheasant

Object Name: 
Vase Enameled with a Pheasant

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Object Name: 
Vase Enameled with a Pheasant
Accession Number: 
91.2.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.4 cm, Diam (max): 8.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1760-1765
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen Mayer in memory of her husband, John
Primary Description: 
Opaque white lead glass; blown, enameled. Inverted baluster shape with short neck; bulbous shoulder, sides tapered to the base; slightly concave bottom with rough pontil mark; polychrome enameled decoration on the side, of a pheasant amidst foliage and a dying tree, a flying bird overhead; circular gummed paper label underneath, inscribed "28." in blue ink, and a small circular red paper sticker.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dawson, Hugh, Former Collection
Applewhaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection
Mayer, Helen, Former Collection
1991-05-30
Mayer, John, Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
28
Label
inscribed underneath base in blue ink, with a small circlar red paper sticker
Gilding the Lily
Venue(s)
Delomosne & Son Limited 1978 through 1978
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 32, #33, top left; BIB# 65446
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) illustrated, p. 19; BIB# AI96378
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, p. 134, #21; BIB# AI30154
Gilding the Lily (1978) pp. 9, 15, fig. 20; BIB# 28960