Mat-su-no-ke Vase

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Object Name: 
Mat-su-no-ke Vase
Accession Number: 
70.2.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.2 cm; Rim Diam: 10.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1884-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gillett Welles, Sr.
Primary Description: 
Transparent ruby and colorless lead glass; blown, pattern-molded, pincered. Pear-shaped ruby body, with optic molded ribbing; down-turned, ruffled rim; spreading neck, bulbous body with drawn heavy disk foot; applied colorless decoration, consisting of a pair of stylized elephant-head handles, and two gnarled rustic branches with stylized circular flowers; polished pontil mark, inscribed "Rd 15353" in diamond point.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Welles Estate, Gladys C., Source
1970
Welles Estate, Gillett Sr., Source
1970
Inscription: 
Rd 15353
Inscription
diamond point
The Glass of Frederick Carder (1971) illustrated, p. 11, fig. 12; BIB# 27279