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1986.142.2 (RS25404)

Description

A matte-finished glass vase, of baluster shape with a narrow neck and a flared rim. It is free-blown and has thin walls of opaque white glass, with enameled pale peach matte-finish. It is enamel painted with a polychrome basket of fruit framed by a gold trellis and ivy. It has a leaf sprig on the reverse with gilt trim at the top and base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1899
Inscriptions
Painted in red at the bottom underside is: 43.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
enameling
gilding
glass (material)
glassblowing
painting (coating)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
berry baskets
Blown
Enameled
enameling
Fruit Basket
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
Painted
painting (coating)
VASE
vases
Victorian
Dimensions
7.625 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.142.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11956

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