Urn

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Object Name: 
Urn
Accession Number: 
73.4.18
Dimensions: 
H: 20.1 cm, D(rim): 12.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1837-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marion Pike
Web Description: 
This urn contains a French Quarter Franc of 1835 and a United States Half Dime of 1837.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pike, Marion, Source
Leighton, Thomas Jr., Former Collection
Leighton, Charles, Former Collection
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown, mold-blown, pattern-molded. Bell-shape bowl, with out-flaring rim; twenty-three lines of closely-spaced threading; two adjacent applied rings below threading; pattern-molded gadrooning on lower half of bowl; with three wafers attaching bowl to stem; (two applied three-ribbed loop handles, crimped at lower end; below wafer a spherical hollow knop with two silver coins, a Louis Philippe one-quarter franc of 1835 and a U.S. five-cent piece of 1837; attached with three wafers to circular, flat foot; polished pontil mark.
New England Glass Company, 1818-1888
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1963 through 1963
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 155; BIB# 128671
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 247, pl. 207B; BIB# 27280
The New England Glass Company, 1818-1888 (1963) illustrated, #12, p. 62, pl. 38; BIB# 27488