Victorian Basket

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Object Name: 
Victorian Basket
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.339
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24 cm; Rim Diam (max): 16 cm; Body (at sides) H: 12.3 cm, Diam (max): 10.5 cm; Body (at ends) H: 7 cm, Diam (max): 16.3 cm; Base (inside) Diam (max): 5 cm; Foot Diam (max): 4.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1900-1975
Primary Description: 
Victorian Basket. Non-lead glass, colorless; free-blown, with applied and tooled decoration; threaded slender cylindrical body and wide rim extended by lattice work formed from heavy threads in v-formation and flaring upward on sides; around bottom, an applied circlet band with large waffled fins, rough pontil mark; applied handle with applied finned ribbon (like circlet band) along top and, at center, large crested bird, strap trefoil attachments at high sides.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950
to
1950-07-13
Our Glass Heritage
Venue(s)
Arnot Art Museum
Story of American Glass
Venue(s)
Atlanta Art Association
Florence Museum
Paine Art Center and Arboretum
Robert Hull Fleming Museum
 
Corning Glassmaker: an anthology edition (1956) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# 67761
Corning Glassmaker: The Story of American Glass (1953) illustrated, p. 9 (bottom right, object on left); BIB# 48774