Four Seasons

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Object Name: 
Covered Pokal
Four Seasons
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 84.9 cm, Diam (max): 31.5 cm
On Display
about 1878-1881
Primary Description: 
Covered Pokal "Four Seasons." Colorless lead glass and multi-colored glass; blown, tooled, applied, enameled. Very large pokal atop a conical foot with a domed lid and top finial. Pokal is decorated with four white medallions with enameled scenes of 3 putti depicting the four seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Beneath each medallion is a multi-colored garland and surrounding each is a garland of branches reflecting the season: one with spring flowers, summer flowers, fall leaves and bear branches.
Barr-Gardner Associates LTD., Source
Lesko, Ken, Former Collection
The Corning Museum of Glass: Notable Acquisitions 2013 (2014) illustrated, pp. 34-35 (#22);
Notes: Corning Museum Adds Major Work to Glass, Library Collections (2014) illustrated, p. 382, #16; BIB# AI100158