Celery glass

Celery glass
Title
Celery glass
Date 
1845-1865
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 21 x 14 cm )
Description 
Blue-green pressed lead glass celery glass; seven-sided, tulip-shaped body with scalloped rim joined to scalloped, curved foot.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number 
1965.849
Gallery Label 
The join between the body and foot (without a wafer in between) suggests that the two pieces were joined together at a later date than their original manufacture. For example, the foot (inconsistent with other examples of celery glasses) may have been a replacement for a broken original.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group