Burmese Ewer

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Object Name: 
Burmese Ewer
Accession Number: 
2008.4.22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.1 cm, Diam: 21.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1888-1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barbara Olsen in memory of Fellow, John K. Olsen
Primary Description: 
Translucent yellow and pink glass with white, brown and gold applied enamel. Ewer has narrow foot, wide bulbous body that narrows to cylindrical neck which flares to a spout, and an applied handle. Vase is decorated overall with design of floral patterns and swirling lines, possibly the "new lace pattern" mentioned in an article.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Olsen, Barbara H. (Mrs. John K.), Source
2008-04-08
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
. 587# 0563
Label
Sticker On bottom
Burmese #30
Label
Sticker On bottom
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 202, fig. 9-31; BIB# 88066