Water Carafe

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Object Name: 
Water Carafe
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.143 A
On Display
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; blown, engraved, millefiori, cut. Mallet shape, with flared, panel-cut neck; rounded shoulders above spreading sides decorated with widely spaced millefiori canes, cut circular facets, engraved scrolled lengths of foliage linking the circular facets, and cut stars; rounded base; cut elaborate star on the bottom.
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) illustrated, pp. 29-33; p. 29, Fig. 33; BIB# 26765