The Dancing Girl

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
The Dancing Girl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.2.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.2 cm, Diam (max): 14.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1885-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard S. Rakow
Primary Description: 
Transparent brilliant blue and opaque white lead glasses; blown, cameo-carved. Tall, ovoid shape, with cylindrical neck; rounded shoulders, side tapering to a rounded base, on a sloping foot; white overlay on blue, cameo-carved; ornamental border on the rim of eight-petal flowers alternating with panels with concave sides, above a formal band of scrolls and foliage on the shoulder; figure of a woman holding the bunched hem of a flowing gown on the side, with palm and other plants growing naturalistically from the ground; incised signature "G. Woodall" in script below the palm plant; a speckled band below, with a border of inverted arches below that; a band of repeated maple (?) leaves at the foot; a border of repeated arcs within arcs, and stylized foliage around the foot; acid-etched mark on the underside of the foot; "THOMAS WEBB & SON" in an arc above "GEM / CAMEO"; printed paper label inscribed "COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. LEONARD S. RAKOW" in a circle, with typed "CG-3" in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rakow, Mrs. Leonard S. ((d. 1992)), Former Collection
1979-12-01
Rakow, Dr. Leonard S., Former Collection
1979-12-01
Inscription: 
THOMAS WEBB & SON / GEM / CAMEO
Inscription
COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. LEONARD S. RAKOW / CG-3
Label
G. Woodall
Signature
Nineteenth Century English Cameo Glass from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Christian Revi
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1963 through 1963
English Cameo Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1994) illustrated, pp. 54, 62, fig. 50; BIB# 35913
Recent Important Acquisitions, 23 (1981) illustrated, p. 99, #28, left;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1980 (1981) illustrated, pp. 7, 9;