Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Accession Number: 
96.3.22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 56 cm, W (metal handle mounts): 26.5, Diam (max): 21 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1829
Primary Description: 
Gold-ruby, colorless glasses, bronze, gilding; blown, overlaid, tooled, applied, cut, polished, cast, gilded, adhered, assembled. The vase has a narrow flaring neck with ormolu mounted rim, followed by a band of horizontal rings, a diamond pattern around the shoulder, and a band of diamond-cut zigzags. The lower part of the vessel is decorated with deep vertical fluting. The two glass scroll handles with cut floral decorations in the center of the volutes are attached to the body by ormolu fixtures in the shape of neoclassical masks. It has a flaring ormolu foot which is mounted on a cut glass plinth on an ormolu base with disk-shaped feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Daniels Antiques, Source
1996-09-05
Inscription: 
LΛ-692
label
Underside of base Paper label.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-05-19 through 2006-11-30
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Russian Glass of the 17th-20th Centuries
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1990-04-22 through 1990-10-14
 
European Glass Furnishings for Eastern Palaces (2006) illustrated, pp. 12-13, fig. 1-5; BIB# 92506
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 15, 26, #19; BIB# 65446
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1996 (1997) illustrated, cover, frontispiece;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, cover, frontispiece; BIB# AI5243
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, cover, frontispiece; BIB# AI5243