Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Accession Number: 
86.2.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.5 cm, Diam (max): 14.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1765-1775
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen Mayer in memory of her husband, John
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue lead glass; blown, gilt. Inverted baluster shape, with short, vertical neck, rounded shoulders and tapered sides; gilt serrated border below the neck rim; scene on the front with exotic birds, including a male and female peacock, and a golded pheasant, amidst trees and abundant foliage; a floral bouquet on the reverse with roses and lilies; scattered floral sprays, foliage, and butterflies on the sides, all with elaborate needle-point scratched details; gild lines at the bottom; polished, flat foot rim and polished pontil mark; half oval white paper label printed in blue "GUARANTEED / GENUINE / ALBERT AMOR".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Helen, Source
1986-07-30
Technique: 
Inscription: 
GUARANTEED / GENUINE / ALBERT AMOR
Label
rim half oval white paper label printed in blue