Preserve or Pickle Jar with Cover

Object Name: 
Preserve or Pickle Jar with Cover

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Object Name: 
Preserve or Pickle Jar with Cover
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.151
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.75 cm; Rim Diam: 8 cm; Foot Diam: 5.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1790
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass, of gray cast; blown and cut. (a) Adams-urn shape: slender deep semi-oviform bowl supported by short pedestal base having cut octagonal stem spreading into octagonal round-edged step on square base with large ground and polished pontil mark; (b) set-in flanged and high domed cover with cut octagonal stemmed-knob; cut decoration: on bowl, narrow band of large low-relief diamonds between narrow band of flutes at top and, at bottom, wide band of flat tapering panels bisected by single horizontal rib; on cover, pattern on bowl repeated in smaller scale, and single row of facets on edge of rim, and, at one side, arched opening for spoon or other serving utensils.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection