Epergne

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Object Name: 
Epergne
Accession Number: 
97.2.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 52.8 cm, W: 33 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880-1910
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Dorothy Hall Staubus
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent light red lead glass, metal mount; blown, tooled, applied; a) base is circular bowl of light red glass with applied, pincered colorless rim tooled into scallops and upthrust point in center to which metal fixture for holding other parts is fixed. The Metal fixture holds two tooled spiral curls of colorless glass and one large and two smaller blown trumpets of colorless glass lined with light red glass with applied colorless pincered decoration spiraling around each one and an applied pincered colorless rim. b) and c) are conical baskets of light red glass with applied colorless pincered rims and applied colorless handles, ending at bottom in a colorless spherical knob with a pontil mark underneath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Staubus Estate, Dorothy Hall, Former Collection
1997-08-22