Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Accession Number: 
59.4.379
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.7 cm, Diam: 11.55 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1957
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent cobalt blue lead glass; cast. Circular upper rim; cylindrical body tapers abruptly to short solid cylindrical foot which is tri-symmetrically divided by three pillar-like protrusions; a frieze of "V" shapes alternating with Carder's monogram " " encircles upper area of body; a second frieze with the statement "VITA * BREVIS * ARS * LONGA" encircles body just below the first; the remaining body surface consists of alternating "V" and "O" shapes above a frieze of children playing which encircles body; satin finish; wheel engraved on base: "F Carder/1957".
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Provenance: 
Corning Glass Works, Vycor Building, Source
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