Ice-Cellar (Glaciere)

Object Name: 
Ice-Cellar (Glaciere)

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Object Name: 
Ice-Cellar (Glaciere)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 25.5 cm, W: 26.4 cm, D: 18.9 cm
On Display
about 1760-1780
Primary Description: 
a) Two handled cooler, transparent pale grey bubbly glass; blown, tooled, applied. Cylindrical bowl with outwardly folded rim, two ribbed D-shaped handles applied on opposing sides, three square solid feet applied to bottom of base at edge. b) Lid, colorless glass; blown, hot-worked, tooled, applied. Low cylindrical shape pinched together to form flange about two-thirds of the way down side in center applied "handle" / finial consisting of solid spirally ribbed circular loop horizontal band pincered in two places to form vertical disk atop solid ribbed almost bell shape. c) Liner, colorless glass; blown. Flaring cylindrical shape with flange rim.
Christie's, Paris, Source
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 203, fig. 23; BIB# AI53002
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2000 (2001) illustrated, pp. 8, 9, left; BIB# AI98331