Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.231 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26 cm; Rim Diam: 12 cm; Foot Diam: 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1840-1860
Primary Description: 
Vase. Lead glass, deep amethyst; pressed in two pieces; deep hexagonal ogee bowl in Three-Printie-Block pattern with plain circular rim, hexagonal blade-knop shank, attached by merese to hollow standard composed of a cavetto molding between a wide and a narrow hexagonal block at top of hexagonal flaring pedestal base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 217, #833; BIB# 30457