Celery Vase with Cut Decoration

Object Name: 
Celery Vase with Cut Decoration

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Object Name: 
Celery Vase with Cut Decoration
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 19.2 cm; Rim Diam: 13.4 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
This piece was presented to Henry Clay Fry in 1867 by the Bakewell family. Fry opened his glasshouse in the Pittsburgh area at this time. The vase and decanted were symbolic of the early success of the Bakewells.
Fry, Henry Clay, Former Collection
Fry, Harry C., Former Collection
Eller, E. R., Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and cut. Cylindrical shape, flaring at top serrated rim; row of cut fans below rim; fans of strawberry diamonds above plain panels around lower half of body; applied bulbous stem; flat foot, with cut star underneath.
Pittsburgh Glass
Greenfield Village 1976-11 through 1977-03
Henry Ford Museum 1976-11 through 1977-03
A Survey of Cut Glass
Carnegie Museum of Art 1952 through 1952
Early Glass of the Pittsburgh District
Carnegie Museum of Art 1949-04-21 through 1950-05-31
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) p. 317; BIB# 22048
Glass, the Mildred C. Howes collection (1971) illustrated, p. 6 (#8); BIB# 30149