Covered Urn

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Object Name: 
Covered Urn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.399
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.7 cm; Urn W: 12.9 cm; Cover Diam: 9.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1920-1940
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue lead glass; blown, mold-blown, threaded. (a) Bell-shaped form, with slightly everted rim, with spiral threading trailed near the rim; tapered, bulbous base; hollow molded domed foot; two applied, finely ribbed loop handles, with molded raspberry prunts at the lower terminals; polished pontil mark; the bulbous section apparently panel-molded. (b) Domed cover with rounded rim and inset brim; molded ball finial on three disks, with smaller ball finial on top, the entire finial open to the inside of the cover; four applied raspberry prunts on the dome; cut rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22