Lithyalin Vase

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Object Name: 
Lithyalin Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 24.2 cm, Diam (max): 11.4 cm
On Display
around 1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Micki and Jay R. Doros
Primary Description: 
Multicolored glass and metal; blown, facet-cut and assembled. Vase is primarily green and orange glass with swirling pattern that resembles semiprecious stones. Vase has low bulbous body which narrows at neck and then widens to flared rim. The exterior sides have been ground to 12 vertical facets evenly around entire body. Vase has highly decorative floral gilt-bronze mounts at foot and rim.
Doros, Jay R. (American, 1927-2018), Source
Doros, Micki, Source