Amberina Vase

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Object Name: 
Amberina Vase
Accession Number: 
50.4.329
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.5 cm; Rim Diam: 9.25 cm; Foot Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1883-1888
Web Description: 
This colorful ware is said to have saved the firm from bankruptcy in the 1880s.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Amberina
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Amberina Vase. Lead glass, amberina -- amber shading to deep red; pattern-molded and free-blown; trumpet bowl in pattern of vertical ribs swirling slightly from flattened knop at bottom to flaring scalloped rim, applied, sloping circular foot with smooth base.
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 332; BIB# 22048