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Vase

1986.141 (RS25399)

Description

An opaque black-glass vase, of tall cynical form on a round pedestal base, is painted of white enamel floral sprig and butterfly designs. This gives it a cameo or pate-sur-pate-like appearance. The top rim and base are trimmed with gilt lines.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1899
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
enameling
gilding
glass (material)
glassblowing
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Blown
Cameo
cameos
Enameled
enameling
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
Opaqued
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
VASE
vases
Victorian
Dimensions
9.125 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.141
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50687

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