Covered Vase or Bottle

Object Name: 
Covered Vase or Bottle

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Object Name: 
Covered Vase or Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a&b) H: 22.8 cm; (a) H: 16.8 cm; D (max. body): 8.4 cm, (foot): 8.8 cm
On Display
about 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Translucent and transparent white opalescent glass; free-blown and enameled. (a) Conical folded foot with pontil mark applied to short stem supporting the spherical body that tapers to cylindrical neck with flaring rim; (b) large ball stopper with long cylindrical "neck" fitting in the neck of the vase; multicolored enameled decoration: a frieze around body with a lion (yellow) and an "acanthus" wreath, accompanied at top and bottom by rings and wavy lines (red, green, blue), a leaf wreath around neck, two large leaf and flower sprays on stopper.
Tabbagh, Edouard, Source
Bernard Perrot 1640-1709 (2010) p. 187; BIB# 115618
Bernard Perrot et les verreries royales du Duche d'Orleans (1989) illustrated, pp. 85, 113 (cat. no. 54); BIB# 33764
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 44-45, #73; BIB# 28036