Covered Urn

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Object Name: 
Covered Urn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.190 A
Overall H: 28 cm, Diam (rim): 11.25 cm
On Display
about 1810
Primary Description: 
Covered Urn. Colorless lead glass, of gray cast; blown, applied, cut. (b) Deep ovoid bowl tapering to applied standard composed of blade knop with edge cut in ovals, short stem flaring into circular step-like formation and cut in 12 flat panels, and square base with cut sunburst with polished pontil mark on bottom; cut decoration: wide band of relief-diamond diapering between narrow band of fine flutes at top and one at bottom, tapering panels with rounded ends. (b) Set-in and flanged, domed cover with tall knop-stemmed button knob; cut decoration: edge of rounded flange notched; pattern of bowl repeated in smaller scale on sides; top of button knob star cut, and knop of stem faceted.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, p. 26 (fig. 15);
Irish Glass: Waterford-Cork-Belfast in the Age of Exuberance (1981) illustrated, p. 109, pl. 65 left; BIB# 21932
Waterford Glass House (1977-06) illustrated, p. 31 (left); BIB# AI100930
Irish Glass: The Age of Exuberance (1970) illustrated, pl. 32 left; BIB# 27243