Mercury Glass Vase

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Object Name: 
Mercury Glass Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.3.90
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.6 cm, Diam (max): 6.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1870-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George Hutchinson
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass lined with mercury; blown in a mold, enameled. Baluster shape narrowing at neck, narrow aperture below which is a ring; remains of three crudely enameled flowers on body; circular foot with an open hole underneath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hutchinson, Mrs. George, Source