Celery Vase

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Object Name: 
Celery Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.4.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.4 cm, Diam (rim): 14.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1825-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown in a full-size mold and cut, pressed. Body of vase is blown and tooled into a pear-shape with upper rim flaring out and cut in points; diagonal lines above four horizontal ribs cut on neck; rayed roundels above starred diamonds and cross-hatched diamonds cut on body; applied double wafer at base of body; applied pressed triangular foot, hollow underneath, with ribbed pattern lining three-sided cavity; base smoothed and polished flat.
Provenance: 
Elsholz, William J., Former Collection
Stradlings, Source
1987-03-02
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) illustrated, p. 107, #15; BIB# AI20606