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Vase

Object Number: 
1952.208
Date: 
1865-1885
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 6 x 4 in. ( 19 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine blown non-lead glass vase with two handles with lily-pad decoration; spherical body with tall flared neck with second gather of glass tooled up into five peeks, with two applied handles with curled ends and an applied disc foot with pincered edge and pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
Lily-pad decoration was introduced to America by German glassworkers. It became popular in New England, New York, and New Jersey in the second quarter of the 19th century. The weight and Victorian form suggest that this piece dates later in the nineteenth century.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group