Sicilian Vase

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Object Name: 
Sicilian Vase
Accession Number: 
76.4.17
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.4 cm, Diam (max): 15.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1878-1880
Web Description: 
Sicilian glass was the first Art Glass made by Mt. Washington. The company advertised it as containing lava from Sicily. Today, collectors call it Lava glass, but the correct name is Sicilian glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eisenberg, Jerome M., Source
1976-05-25
Category: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Opaque black glass; blown and gilded. Urn-shape with everted rim; irregular fragments of colored glass are randomly imbedded in surface, random lines of gilt decoration all over surface; circular flat base; polished pontil mark.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint Glass (2013-03) illustrated, p. 21;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1976 (1977) p. 4;