"Alexandrite" Vase

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Object Name: 
"Alexandrite" Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.1 cm, Diam: 12.3 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
In natural or incandescent light, this vase and the one to its left appear to be lavender, red-purple, or even a vivid pink in color. When lit by fluorescent light, though, these vases look pale or teal blue.
Brennan, Esther, Source
Primary Description: 
Vase. Transparent amethyst, dichroic glass; mold-blown. Twelve-point notched upper rim, with points which continue down semi- spherical body to form twelve curvilinear undulating panels terminating at base; ground and polished base and pontil; marked on base with acid stamp (in script): "Alexandrit/Moser/ Karlsbad".
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30