Covered Wine Urn with Standard

Object Name: 
Covered Wine Urn with Standard

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Object Name: 
Covered Wine Urn with Standard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.59
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 65.75 cm; Rim Diam: 20.5 cm; Base Diam: 21.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1785
Primary Description: 
Dark colorless lead glass; blown and cut. (a) Deep ovate bowl having on one side, at bottom, a cylindrical nozzle fitted with pewter spigot set in cork, and at bottom a metal mounting and rod passing through knopped stem of standard with domed circular foot; decoration: circlet of trifoliate leaves on plain field between bands of broad paneling at bottom and finger-flutes at top. (b) High domed set-in cover with stemmed- cone finial; decoration: same leaf circlet between bands of broad panels. (c) Standard -- hexagonal paneled stem, flat cutting on foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Category: 
Wine: Celebration and Ceremony
Venue(s)
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1985-06-04 through 1985-10-13
Title Unknown (Museum of Fine Arts, Philadelphia)
Venue(s)
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1948-11 through 1948-11
 
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
The Decanter: An Illustrated History of Glass from 1650 (2004) illustrated, p. 190, pl. 264 (center); BIB# 67221
Irish Glass: Waterford-Cork-Belfast in the Age of Exuberance (1981) illustrated, p. 108, pl. 63; BIB# 21932
Cut Glass, Early and Late (1975-10) illustrated, pp. 91-93, fig. 3;