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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Welcome Aboard
Accession Number: 
83.2.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.4 cm, Diam: 10.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1981
Primary Description: 
Vase, "Welcome Aboard." Pale blue glass; blown, possibly in a mold, wheel engraved. Cylindrical; flat polished rim with beveled edges; scene encircling vessel depicts man and dog in small boat on water, the dog apparently barking, the man holding on with both hands to a giant seven-armed octopus to the right of the boat; monogram to right of base of boat [stylized RP]; signed in script on base "Stromburgshyttan [illegible sequence of letters and numbers]".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pennell, Ronald (British, b. 1935), Former Collection
1983-03-02
Color: 
Inscription: 
RP
Monogram
Base of boat
Stromburgshyttan [ illegible sequence of letters and numbers]
Signature
Script Base