Celery Vase

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Object Name: 
Celery Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.5 cm; Top Diam: 12 cm; Base Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1855-1870
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elmer S. Chace in memory of Amy Chace
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Trumpet-shape; scalloped rim, sides of vase in a pattern of alternating bull's-eyes and diamond-filled circles each with a tail curving downward to the right, the "tails" having alternately diamonds and five small identical circles; joined by a wafer to the hexagonal stem with a diamond-faceted knop at top; plain round foot with ground and polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Horn of Plenty/Comet
Provenance: 
Chace, Amy, Former Collection
Chace, Elmer S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Venue(s)
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29
Glassmaking, America's First Industry (2009-01) illustrated, p. 241, Fig. 6;
Glass A to Z (2002) illustrated, p. 80; BIB# 73416
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 23, p. 196; BIB# 96483
A Guide to Dating Glass Tableware: 1800 to 1940 (2000) illustrated, p. 166, fig. 23;
The Corning Museum of Glass, Curators' Choice (1995) illustrated, #15; BIB# 36655
All About Glass = Garasu Daihyakka (1993) p. 107; BIB# 36566
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 35, #51; BIB# 35681
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 77, 79; #69; BIB# 33211
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 259, #1024; BIB# 30457
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 69, #67; BIB# 21161
Glassmaking: America's First Industry (1976) illustrated, p. 19, fig. 18; BIB# 28025