Vase of Flowers with Two Birds and Butterfly

Title: 
Vase of Flowers with Two Birds and Butterfly

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Object Name: 
Reverse painting
Title: 
Vase of Flowers with Two Birds and Butterfly
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.4.103
Dimensions: 
(Frame): 71.2 x 50.8 cm; (glass): 59.5 x 39.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1870-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Col. and Mrs. Edgar William Garbisch
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown glass; oil and transparent paints; foil. Rectangle; two long-tailed birds, with a butterfly between them perched on a bunch of multi-colored flowers in a red and white urn; flat white background. Foil backing shows through in flowers, foliage and vase. Frame: beveled wood, painted black, mitered corners.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Garbisch, Bernice Chrysler (Mrs. Edgar William), Source
1964-10-23
Garbisch, Edgar William, Source
1964-10-23