Vase with Djinn

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Object Name: 
Vase with Djinn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2008.3.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30 cm, W: 23.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1884-1889
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, applied, acid-etched, perhaps iridized, stained, enameled and gilded. Large, three handled vase elaborately decorated in an eclectic style derived from a variety of medieval and later sources in the Islamic world. The ornament includes three cartouches containing: a figure with a genie emerging from a bottle, a figure looking up at another figure on a flying carpet and a genie(?). Around the rim is what appears to be an inscription.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Skinner, Inc., Source
Inscription: 
373
inscription
Engraved On underside of base
E. Galle Nancy
signature
Engraved On underside of base
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2008 (2009) illustrated, Cover; BIB# AI94759
20th Century Furniture & Decorations (sale 2416) (2008-06-28) Lot 350;