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1977.631.2 (RS116952)

Description

Rounded club-shaped body with long trumpet-shaped neck flaring outward at circular mouth; painted in pale flesh tone with gilt highlights at rim and base; broad medial white band with classical-revival style decoration of winged Greek/Roman toga wrapped woman with cornucopia in one arm and laurel in hand; blue border bands; pontil marks. .1) Figure faces right with brown over orange toga.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
""46"" painted on base.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
gilding
glass (material)
painting (coating)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Classical
Classical Figure
Cornucopia
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Grecian
Greek (ancient)
Painted
painting (coating)
Vase
vases
Dimensions
11.938 (H), 3.688 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.631.2
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4332

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