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Overall H: 27.6 cm, Diam: 17 cm
Not on Display
about 1988
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Colorless, transparent green, pink, blue non-lead glasses, cased in colorless, matte black ; blown colorless, trailed color, re-cased in colorless, rolled in black, cut, carved. Tall, slightly assymetrical cylinder with overall matte black rough-textured coating; opening narrows slightly, uneven rim is scallop-cut through black, revealing pink, each scallop has small line decoration; beneath scallops body encircled by ring of short vertical lines above a narrow carved band; body decorated by carving on one side of broad, vertical zig-zag and triangles, other side has rows of horizontal and short vertical lines, two non-carved spirals on the black surface; narrow ground base, no pontil; inscribed in script on base: "P. Morgan".
Jeanette Hayhurst Gallery, Former Collection