Enameled Vessel

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Object Name: 
Enameled Vessel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 15 cm; Rim Diam: 9.6 cm
Not on Display
about 1992
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Miller Gallery
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with translucent pale amethyst, gray, and sepia glass enamels; blown in a soft sand mold, enameled, fired, sandblasted, engraved. Elongated conical vessel with interior and exterior matte finish; undulating rim decorated on exterior edge with painted serrated band (pale gray with pink details), rim flares out sharply at an angle from irregular dimpled body decorated with non-identical enameled designs consisting of loosely painted circular pink center with sepia details partially surrounded by 3/4 border of gray radiating rays (no rays along top edge of pink); overall scattered small engraved spirals and cross-hatching; mottled matte surface with whitish patches; narrow circular base ground flat, no pontil; inscribed on base: "552/Me[illegible]/Lowe".
Lowe, Liz (English), Former Collection
Miller Gallery, Source
552 / Me [illegible] / Lowe
on bottom of base