Cased Vase

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Object Name: 
Cased Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 23.4 cm; Rim Diam: 12 cm
On Display
about 1830-1869
Primary Description: 
Opaque brilliant silvered pale green glass, double walled; blown, cased, silvered. Slightly sloping ring foot with slightly concave base, pear- shaped body curving to wide neck which flares in turn to rounded rim; metal insert at the base protected by a plug of clear glass reading "E. Varnish & Co., London, patent"; on the clear glass plug as well as on the bottom of the silvered glass there are numbers "14b" scratched with a diamond point.
Gibbs, Leah (Mrs. Donald), Source
scratched with a diamond point on glass plug and on the bottom
E. Varnish & Co., London, patent
on the base metal insert at the base protected by a plug of clear glass
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show