"#2137"

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Object Name: 
Covered Box
Title: 
"#2137"
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.3.105
Dimensions: 
H: 11.3 cm, D: 32.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1993
Primary Description: 
Transparent amethyst, transparent amber and opaque red striations and spots, possibly some other colors distorted by overall purplish iridization, glass, metal (probably brass); bubble decorated with applications blown into molds, iridized; fabricated with metal. Large low circular covered box with domed lid, overall deep iridescent amethyst coloration with red trailing and spotted decoration: (a) base is a shallow disc with upturned sides that taper slightly inward, base rim is covered with wide flat metal (appearing brass) ring; slightly concave base, no pontil, white felt dots adhered to outer edge to prevent abrasion; (b) broad domed top has trailed red decoration loosely spiraling out from large blob located slightly off-center; fitted with metal rim ring with stepped flange to fit within base rim, no pontil; inscribed in script on underside of lid: "Jack Ink/2137".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Gallerie Waldrich, Source
1994-02-22