Blank for Replica of the Portland Vase

Object Name: 
Blank for Replica of the Portland Vase

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Object Name: 
Blank for Replica of the Portland Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.2.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1878
Credit Line: 
Purchased with donated funds from the Clara S. Peck Endowment
Web Description: 
It is said that 40 blanks were made, 38 were defective, Locke successfully carved the 39th, and this is the 40th.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rakow, Leonard S., Former Collection
Rakow Estate, Juliette K. (Mrs. Leonard S.) ((d. 1992)), Former Collection
Peck Endowment, Clara S., Source
1992-12-10
Primary Description: 
Opaque white over translucent dark blue; blown, cased. Jar with two handles. Rim everted, with rounded lip; cylindrical neck curving smoothly out to shoulder, which has rounded profile; body tapers toward bottom; base flat. Handles dropped onto neck and reattached at shoulder.
Venue(s)
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1982 through 1982
 
Nineteenth Century English Cameo Glass from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Christian Revi
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1963 through 1963
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 89-90 #1034; BIB# 58895
The Gather (2003) p. 7;
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 8, fourth from left; BIB# 65446
English Cameo Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1994) illustrated, pp. 25, 60, fig. 20; BIB# 35913
Important Acquisitions from the Rakow Collection (1993) illustrated, p. 138, #1, second from right;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1992 (1993) illustrated, p. 7, fourth from left;
The History of the Portland Vase (1990) illustrated, pp. 62-84;
The Glass Replicas of the Portland Vase (1982) illustrated, pp. 49-56, esp. p. 54;
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking (1982) illustrated, pp. 94, 129, #152; BIB# 30609