Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Accession Number: 
96.2.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.3 cm, W: 28 cm, Diam (max): 19.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1938
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass, Inc.
Primary Description: 
Transparent olive (bottle) green lead glass; blown, hot-worked. Large bulbous vase with two handles; flared fire-polished rim merging into short collared neck, body flares out from neck and becomes almost spherical; two thick "ear-shaped" handles applied on opposite sides and extending vertically along upper half of body, lowest attachment is also the thickest; applied solid conical base; broad ground and polished pontil area; acid-stampid on polished pontil in centered block letters: "ROYAL/BRIERLY/ENGLAND".
Department: 
Series: 
#1060A
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
1996
Inscription: 
ROYAL / BRIERLY / ENGLAND
Stamp
Acid-stamped On pontil acid-stampid on polished pontil in centered block letters