Aventurine Gourd Vase

Object Name: 
Aventurine Gourd Vase

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Object Name: 
Aventurine Gourd Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 17.2 cm, W: 10.6 cm, D: 10.2 cm
Not on Display
about 1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jean-Claude Ziegler
Primary Description: 
Aventurine Gourd Vase. Copper colored aventurine glass, colorless glass with gold colored inclusions; optic-molded, blown, applied. Gourd shaped ribbed vase made from sparkling, copper colored aventurine glass. Wide spherical mouth, tapering to narrow neck, and widening to a drop-shaped base. The parison was dipped in a ridged optic mold, with slight twisting of the ridges visible around the mouth. Applied colorless glass with gold colored inclusions around the narrowest part of the neck, applied and pinched handles, and plain colorless applied thread base.
Barr-Gardner Associates LTD., Former Collection
Ziegler, Jean-Claude, Source
Venetian Glass: Confections in Glass, 1855-1914 (1998) illustrated, p. 28; BIB# 57614