Royal Flemish Vase with Dragon

Object Name: 
Royal Flemish Vase with Dragon

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Object Name: 
Royal Flemish Vase with Dragon
Accession Number: 
63.4.138
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 33 cm, Diam (max): 15 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1883-1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fletcher Ford and Mrs. Sally Recker in memory of Lola Kincaid Ford
Web Description: 
Royal Flemish glass, which was made with a variety of enameled and gilded decorations from 1888 to 1895, was extremely popular. Although the name would point to a European origin, the decoration is not based on Flemish designs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Recker, Mrs. Sally, Source
1963-09-26
Ford, Fletcher, Source
1963-09-26
Ford, Lola Kincaid, Former Collection
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, enameled. Pear shape; with enamel decoration completely covering body in shades of beige and brown; gilt tracing and gilt stylized lion on side; polished pontil mark.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
 
The Quest for Unity
Venue(s)
Detroit Institute of Arts 1983-08-22 through 1983-10-30
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p.225 (bottom); BIB# 128671
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 47, 94, pl. 75; BIB# 33046
The Quest for Unity (1983) pp. 189-190, ill. p. 190; BIB# 22343
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 356, fig. 329; BIB# 27280