Vase in the Form of a Hand Holding a Torch

Object Name: 
Vase in the Form of a Hand Holding a Torch

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Object Name: 
Vase in the Form of a Hand Holding a Torch
Accession Number: 
80.4.49
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.8 cm, W: 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1876
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marvion Ashburn
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed. Vase in the form of a hand holding a torch (or a bouquet) with "CENTENNIAL/1876" on the square plinth; matte surface over most of piece.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ashburn, Marvion E., Former Collection
1980
Ashburn, Esther D., Former Collection
1980
Color: 
Inscription: 
CENTENNIAL / 1876
Mark
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 291, #1141; BIB# 30457