Covered Urn

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Object Name: 
Covered Urn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.3.122
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 39.3 cm; (a) H: 25.4 cm, D (rim): 9.5 cm, (foot): 14.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
possibly 1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Transparent brilliant blue glass; free-blown. (a) Domed foot with applied white thread around edge, rough pontil mark, solid spool-like stem supporting the ovoid bowl with white thread around upturned rim; (b) set-in, flanged and highly domed cover, the dome consisting of a bell-like part supporting an urn-shaped finial with cone-shaped white top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source