Celery Vase with Engraved Decoration

Object Name: 
Celery Vase with Engraved Decoration

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Object Name: 
Celery Vase with Engraved Decoration
Accession Number: 
50.4.186
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.5 cm; Rim Diam: 13.25 cm; Foot Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1815-1840
Primary Description: 
Celery Vase with Engraved Decoration. Lead glass, colorless; blown-molded for decorative bands, free-blown, tooled and engraved, long slender cylindrical bowl flaring at rim, applied short blade-knopped stem and flat circular foot with rough pontil mark; on bowl at bottom, baroque pattern GV-21--tapering ribs swirled to left on bottom and, on sides, similar ribs to right, single horizontal scroll band--, below engraved circlet of large leaf sprays and four daisy-like flowers with polished center; (tooled) incised horizontal lines giving ribbed effect to rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Pittsburgh Glass
Venue(s)
Greenfield Village 1976-11 through 1977-03
Henry Ford Museum 1976-11 through 1977-03
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 48, 2nd from left, p. 217; BIB# 96483
A Guide to Dating Glass Tableware: 1800 to 1940 (2000) illustrated, p. 187, fig. 48;
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 159, fig 123; BIB# 19272