Mercury Glass Vase

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Object Name: 
Mercury Glass Vase
Accession Number: 
66.3.86
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.5 cm; Rim Diam: 10.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1850-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Henry Bickelhaupt
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass lined with mercury; blown, engraved. Conical shape with gold lining on interior of vase; grape vine and leaf design coarsely engraved around exterior; straight stem; circular foot; open hole in base where mercury lining poured in.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bickelhaupt, Mrs. Henry, Source
1966