Container with lid

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Object Name: 
Container with lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.32
Dimensions: 
H: 19.7 cm, D: 26.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1984
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, with gold to orange iridized lid; aluminum and yellowish brown plastic attachments; blown, iridized, cut, ground, and polished; lid attachment presumably affixed with adhesive. Container: flattened spheroid body inclined toward front. Mouth circular, with pouring lip, eccentrically placed near front, sloping from one side to other; body rests on low, solid foot with tubular cavity at center. Edge of mouth covered by aluminum rim with, at back, vertical projection, to which lid is attached with pin; lid also has aluminum rim, which supports curved disk of colorless glass with gold to orange iridized surface; at front, it has aluminum and plastic knob. Signature scratched under base: "Nickerson 1984".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Habatat Galleries Inc., Source
1984-04-24
Inscription: 
Nickerson 1984
signature