Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
71.3.127
Dimensions: 
H: 19.5 cm; D (rim): 2.9 cm, (base): 9.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1800
Primary Description: 
Opaque (opalescent) white non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Tall, inverted baluster shape; short, flared neck, rounded shoulders, waisted sides, flared rounded foot; enameled chinoiserie decoration, with a red zig-zag band with blue fruit and red leaves at the top, with pendant sprays of flowers, leaves and branches; the sides decorated in three bands, with Oriental figures in the top and bottom bands, and a band of stylized flowers and foliage on an undulating vine, with grey birds; zig-zag band at the base, similar to that at the top; concave base; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Gould, Mrs. R. M., Source
1971-04-07