Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.57
Dimensions: 
H: 26.7 cm; D (rim): 4.2 cm, (max. body): 11.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1900
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Transparent very bubbly cloudy colorless glass with pale spots and streaks; heavily pitted at base; free-blown, stained, acid- etched and cut, with applied decoration. Tall body with slightly convex walls tapering to short neck with quatrefoil crimped mouth, ground shallow concave base; on body few acid etched blossoms, some of them being reddish or greenish, at top and bottom of body vertical cut spikes, along the body eight applied light amber threads, four of which have loops at upper part, on lower part of body the acid-etched signature: "Galle".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954
French Art Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1975-04-01 through 1975-05-18
Le Verre dans Tous ses Reflets (1973-06) pp. 36-41, ill. p. 37, left;