Compote on Sea Serpent Stem

Object Name: 
Compote on Sea Serpent Stem

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Object Name: 
Compote on Sea Serpent Stem
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.2.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.6 cm; Rim Diam: 20.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1925
Primary Description: 
Colorless (faint greenish tint), transparent dark blue lead glasses; blown, pincered, trailed. Circular bowl, with sloping sides and rounded bottom; trailed spiral threading on the underside; merese and pincered pad above a stem in the form of a sea serpent, with spirally-ribbed knob head, pincered open mouth, and applied blue eyes; curved neck; ovoid, spirally-ribbed body; two trailed and pincered fins; upturned, pointed tail; set into a pincered pad at the base; domed, circular foot with trailed blue rim; engraved script signature "Gray-Stan" on the underside of the foot rim; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Asprey & Co., Ltd., Former Collection
1987-01-23
Inscription: 
Gray-Stan
Signature