Engraved Vase

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Object Name: 
Engraved Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Not on Display
about 1900-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gillett Welles, Sr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent amethyst, gold non-lead glass, gilding; blown, engraved, gilded. Small inverted baluster shaped vase, collared opening has gilding that extends as a band of fleur-de-lis around neck; body is colorless with a large engraved flower blossom (carnation, peony?) with three tiers of ruffled petals, stem extends to narrowed vase blending into amethyst, base has gilded irregularly "scalloped" foliage decoration reached to slightly extended gilded foot; base ground and polished flat, no pontil; Gilded on base: "H/296"; inscribed: "B 106".
Welles Estate, Gillett Sr., Former Collection
Welles Estate, Gladys C., Source