"Straw Opal" Vase with Wavy Rim

Object Name: 
"Straw Opal" Vase with Wavy Rim

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Object Name: 
"Straw Opal" Vase with Wavy Rim
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.2.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.3 cm, Diam (max): 21.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1890-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Pale yellow, opalescent white lead glasses; optic-blown, applied trails. Frilly, fan-shaped bowl, with undulating rim and tapering sides; patterned with stylized plant motifs extending up the sides; drawn spiral stem with basal swelling; disk foot; rough pontil mark; red-rimmed paper label, inscribed "27" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Glass Works, Corning, Source
1975-10-23
Carder, Frederick ((American, born United Kingdom, 1863-1963)), Former Collection
Corning Public Library, Former Collection
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