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Covered Urn

1971.648.1AB (RS117666)

Description

Greek krater-like bulbous body has two applied swan handles, diamond faceted upper rim, and flaming star medallions on front and back surrrounded by semi-circular facets; square base has deep rosette cut up into stem; domed lid has slightly flared scalloped edge, faceted body with one strip of small diamond facets; knob finial has a rosette cut into it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
lead glass
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
lead glass
Rosette
rosette (motif)
URN
urns
Dimensions
10.875 x 7.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.648.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5293

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