Biscuit Jar

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Object Name: 
Biscuit Jar
Accession Number: 
69.2.22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.7 cm; Top Diam: 11.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gillett Welles
Primary Description: 
Pink and transparent amethyst lead glass; blown (probably mold- blown), overlay, cut, engraved. Bulbous, cylindrical form, with straight sides, rounded shoulders, and cylindrical rim and foot; amethyst overlay on pink (probably with colorless between); engraved (polished) stylized flowers arranged in groups of twos and threes, with foliage, on an undulating branch; polished cylindrical rim; polished flat base with large polished concave pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Welles Estate, Gladys C., Source
1969-09-29
Welles Estate, Gillett Sr., Source
1969-09-29