Vase with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Vase with Flowers
Accession Number: 
60.3.29
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.4 cm; Rim Diam: 10.9 cm; Foot Diam: 11.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1675-1699
Primary Description: 
Clear, bubbly thin glass with yellowish-amber tinge; free-blown, applied and tooled. High conical foot with rough pontil mark, leading into very short solid stem with a bulge, oval slightly angled bowl leading into neck with wide flaring rim; a heavy thread laid around upper part of the bowl starting at the central bowl and ending at lower neck, winding around the vessel once, and having wing or leaf-like applications and terminating at the lower neck in a flower (the motif is supposed to be a branch with leaves and a blossom); spiral thread around neck vanishing at rim; two solid pear-shaped handles applied to lower neck and having pinched cones applied to the exterior which form little loops at the top of the handle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Former Collection
1960
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, p. 109, fig. 26; BIB# 79761