Blue Aurene Vase

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Object Name: 
Blue Aurene Vase
Accession Number: 
69.4.187
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1915
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Gladys Carder Welles
Primary Description: 
Translucent "Calcite" lead glass cased with purplish-blue lead glass and "Gold Aurene" lead glass; blown. Circular upper rim;; cylindrical "Gold Aurene" neck with applied encircling blue and white "zigzag" decoration; rounded shoulder curvilinearly tapers to base; "Gold Aurene" leaf and vine decoration at shoulder; rough pontil; wheel engraved with late signatures: "F. Carder 1925" on lower side; "F. Carder Aurene" underneath foot. Probably unique, possible variant of shape design no. 2456.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Welles Estate, Gladys C., Former Collection
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