Black Mirror "Medieval" Vase with Dragon

Title: 
Black Mirror "Medieval" Vase with Dragon

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Black Mirror "Medieval" Vase with Dragon
Accession Number: 
51.4.704
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25 cm; Rim Diam: 10.9; Base Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed about 1935
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Carder
Primary Description: 
Vase. Opaque black glass; free blown and acid etched; body tapering towards flat base with ground pontil mark, rounded shoulder with small flaring rim; on the body four arches resting on pillars both ending in volutes, in the lunettes eagles turned to the left, above them a waveband.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carder, Frederick ((American, born United Kingdom, 1863-1963)), Source
1951-06
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1985-04 through 1985-10
Davenport Art Gallery 1985-12-01 through 1986-01-12
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 1986-09-21 through 1986-11-09
Walters Art Gallery 1987-02-18 through 1987-04-12
Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker (1985) illustrated, pp. 96-97, 119, pl. 56, center; BIB# 31168