White Glass Ivory Tusk Vase

Object Name: 
White Glass Ivory Tusk Vase

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Object Name: 
White Glass Ivory Tusk Vase
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm, W: 9.6 cm, D: 8.8 cm
On Display
about 1887-1895
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from Kenneth R. Treis, The Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; blown, tooled, cameo-cut, gilded. Vase with the shape and coloring of an ivory tusk, wider at the base, angling and narrowing to the rim. Decorated with a band of carved flowers and leaves below the rim and a gilded water scene depicting cranes and bamboo on the lower portion of the vase.
Cobb Antiques Ltd., Source