Covered Urn

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Object Name: 
Covered Urn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 42.8 cm; Rim Diam: 16.8 cm; Foot Diam: 18.4 cm
Not on Display
about 1925-1930
Primary Description: 
Extremely heavy colorless glass with a few bubbles, blown, applied, tooled decoration. (a) High domed pinched rim to form a rosette-shaped motif, rough pontil mark in center, flattened and cushioned ball knop stem, round funnel bowl; larger part of bowl has a thread pattern tooled to form diamonds and nip't-diamond-waies with guilloche chain at top, a second guilloche band has been applied between rim and palmettes. (b) Set-in and highly domed cover finial resting on a merese; on the cover there is a similar festoon and nip't-diamond-waies pattern, the ring finial is ribbed coil-like.
Hollander, David, Source