Vase: celery glass

Object Number: 
1951.347
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 5 in. ( 19.7 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless cut lead glass celery glass or vase; eight-sided cylindrical form; upper portion has incurving sides and scalloped rim; rays cut in bottom.
Gallery Label: 
The accession record states that this celery glass was said to have been made at the factory of Albert Gallatin, an ancestor of the donor, at New Geneva, PA, but that according to Helen McKearin, this type was not made at that factory and most likely came from one of the Pittsburgh factories and was presented to Gallatin.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles M. Gay
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group