Vasa Murrhina Urn

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Object Name: 
Vasa Murrhina Urn
Accession Number: 
50.4.348
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.25 cm; Rim Diam: 7 cm; Base Diam: 7 cm; Body Diam (max): 9.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1875-1899
Primary Description: 
Urn. Non-lead glass, colorless case on colorless with imbedded variegated colors (red dominating); free-blown; globular body tapering sharply to flaring saucer-rim, drawn short knopped stem and terraced hollow circular foot; applied opposing colorless corrugated strap handles terminating in large oval pad.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Material: 
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
American Glass (1948) (1948) #4, pl. 218; BIB# 25297