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Object Name: 
Bank
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.4.51
Dimensions: 
H: 8 5/8"
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1840-1845
Primary Description: 
Pale amethyst, colorless non-lead glass with aquamarine striations; mold-blown and free blown, tooled. Oval body with chicken finial on top of four crisscrossing supports above body; supports have applied rigaree decoration; body is spirally molded and has four applied vertical bands of rigaree and coin slot in top; applied hollow knop containing a coin (a U.S. half- dime of 1840); applied circular foot with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wood, Richard, Source
Volkman, Johanna, Former Collection
Category: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Glass A to Z (2002) illustrated, p. 29; BIB# 73416
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 21, 92, pl. 28; BIB# 33046
Recent Important Acquisitions, 9 (1967) illustrated, p. 143, #59; BIB# AI97741