Aurene Vase

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Object Name: 
Aurene Vase
Accession Number: 
74.4.177
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.5 cm; Rim Diam: 12 cm; Foot Diam: 9.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1917
Credit Line: 
Gift of Otto W. Hilbert
Primary Description: 
Iridescent, translucent gold ruby, white and iridescent gold Aurene, three-layer, lead glass; blown, iridized. Elongated inverted conical shape; six-crimp hexagonal shape upper rim; short semi-cylindrical neck swells abruptly to rounded shoulder; gold ruby outer surface covered with applied gold Aurene leaf and vine decoration; white middle layer and gold Aurene inner surface; gold Aurene disk shape; low profile gold Aurene dome shape foot with folded, polished rim, engraved on foot near polished pontil: "AURENE 541".
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Aurene, 541
Provenance: 
Hilbert, Otto, Source
Category: 
American Glass: Industry and Art
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Exhibition of objects shown on US postage stamps.
American Glass [postage stamps] (1998) illustrated BIB# 61141