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Vase

Object Number: 
1933.209a
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Glass, paper, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/4 x 6 in. ( 36.2 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown glass vase; baluster shape with flaring rim; decorated with paper decals of floral and mythological images applied from inside; interior painted green. Base with push up and pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
This decal-decorated vase, one of a pair, is an example of a late-nineteenth-century woman's hobby known as "potichomanie."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group