Celery Vase

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Object Name: 
Celery Vase
Accession Number: 
55.4.270
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.9 cm; Rim Diam: 13.7 cm; Foot Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Celery Vase. Clear glass with slight bluish-grey tinge (large bubbles and "blowing spirals" in the gadrooned part); free blown, pattern molded and engraved; heavy slightly conical foot with rough pontil mark, flattened solid knop stem, deep straight sided bowl with flaring rim; lower body has a gadrooned band molded upon a superimposed gather and patterned in a twenty-rib mold. On upper part of body a heart-shaped cartouche formed by polished ovals, containing the monogram: "F N" and enclosed by two floral and leaf sprays; on the other side an urn filled with leaf sprays, between cartouche and urn, more flowers and leaf sprays; below rim a circlet of vintage design.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Material: 
Inscription: 
F N
monogram
Engraved body