Celery Vase

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Object Name: 
Celery Vase
Accession Number: 
55.4.53
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.4 cm; Rim Diam: 2.5 cm; Foot Diam 10.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1840
Primary Description: 
Celery Vase. Clear glass with slightly bluish-grey cast; wear marks at base; free blown, pattern molded and engraved; flat foot with rough pontil mark, stem consisting of an annular knop between spool-like parts, 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 the upper part of bowl, a frieze with two farmhouses between which are a small tower, domestic fowls in flight, flowers and leaf sprays, underneath a festoon band.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 48, 2nd from right, p. 217; BIB# 96483
A Guide to Dating Glass Tableware: 1800 to 1940 (2000) illustrated, p. 187, fig. 48;
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 49, #1, pp. 218-219; BIB# 25299