Diatreta Vase

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Object Name: 
Diatreta Vase
Accession Number: 
59.4.359
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20 cm, Diam: 15.55 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Mottled transparent amethyst and colorless lead glasses; cast in the diatreta technique. Three point undulating upper rim with three dentils; cylindrical body tapers to base; three major points of upper rim are formed by headdresses of tri- symmetrically placed masks on side divided by three groups of three connecting circles; six vertical groups of leaves and acorns divided by six vertical pillars encircle body; satin finish; wheel engraved on base: "F. Carder/1954".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Glass Works, Vycor Building, Former Collection
1959
The Glass of Frederick Carder
Venue(s)
Renwick Gallery 1971-12 through 1972-04
Pilkington Glass Museum 1972-06 through 1972-12