Engraved Vase with Metal Handles

Object Name: 
Engraved Vase with Metal Handles

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Object Name: 
Engraved Vase with Metal Handles
Accession Number: 
99.4.237
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 39.8 cm, W: 26.3 cm, Diam: 22.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1920-1940
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter Poeth
Web Description: 
This is a Spanish style vase, made sometime between the wars. It was probably not in the line for very long and probably relatively few were made.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Poeth, Walter, Source
1999-11-05
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
HAWKES
Stamp
Acid stamped
Primary Description: 
Amber, transparent yellow and brown lead glass; blown, engraved, applied, hammered. Pear-shaped body, narrowing slightly at neck where everted metal rim and 2 handles are attached; hammered handles fasten to metal neck at top and lower ends rest on glass; body is engraved on both sides with grapes and leaves; applied flat circular foot with polished pontil mark underneath, acid-stamped Hawkes trademark in center.
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1999 (2000) p. 39;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 42 (2000) illustrated, p. 197, fig. 39; BIB# AI49427