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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.
This decal-decorated vase, one of a pair, is an example of a late-nineteenth-century woman's hobby known as "potichomanie."
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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