Colorless glass; cast or blown; wheel-engraved. Vase: waisted cylindrical shape with thick sides and very thick base. Rim consists of narrow rounded lip with inner edge flush with inside of wall and outer edge which descends in shallow S-shaped curve to meet outside of wall, which tapers to waist shortly above mid-point and then splays to bottom; (inside of wall tapers slightly to waist and then descends vertically and curves in so that floor consists of rounded hollow; plain base with slight concavity; no pontil mark. Outside of rim is smooth (polished?); outside of wall has grayish matte appearance caused by very many short, vertical, shallow cuts which cover entire surface. Scratched signature around edge of underside of base: "K. HABERMEIER. StaatL. Höh. FachschuLe Schw. W[illegible]".