Mixed Palette

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Object Name: 
Mixed Palette
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 16.8 cm, D (max.): 6.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1974
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elsie Burton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass overlaid with shades of transparent pink, green and white; blown, flameworked, tooled applications. Ovoid body with wide foot and tubular neck, irregular, asymmetrical; fire-polished colorless lip is visually joined to the tubular, slightly bulbous neck by eight raised vertical trails of transparent white striated with pink which becomes a solid overlay covering rest of neck and part of sharply tapering shoulder; approximate center of neck has a solid horizontal band of opaque red; broadest point of shoulder has a raised trail of crimped transparent pale green; same coloration extends partially into inward tapering body but is soon overlaid with "marbleized" striated pink which extends to narrow base; wide foot is comprised of colorless coiled in a spiral whose outside edge has been slightly flattened; base has a large "J" trailed in reddish glass.
Burton, Elsie, Source