Covered Urn

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Object Name: 
Covered Urn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 36 cm; Rim Diam: 14.5 cm
On Display
about 1790
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass, of gray tinge; blown, cut and engraved. (a) Deep conical bowl tapering to applied standard having octagonal, cut stem spreading to circular foot with beveled scalloped edge, polished base; decoration: at top about 1/6 cm below rim, engraved sprig and oval band (centers of ovals polished), at bottom, cut heart-shaped facets and pointed flat panels. (b) Set-in bell-shaped cover with octagon, cut spire knob; decoration: bands on bowl repeated in smaller scale, sprig and oval at base of bell-dome, panels and heart-facets at top.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Title Unknown (Philadelphia Museum of Art)
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1945-11 through 1945-11
Das Geschliffene Glas der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1986-10) pp. 742-749, ill. p. 749;
Irish Glass: Waterford-Cork-Belfast in the Age of Exuberance (1981) illustrated, p. 106, pl. 60; BIB# 21932
Irish Glass: The Age of Exuberance (1970) illustrated, pl. 28A; BIB# 27243