Vase

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-4332

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

Descriptive Terms

vases
gilding
glass (material)
painting (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Classical
Greek (ancient)
Glass
Painted
Grecian
Cornucopia
Gilded
Classical Figure
Vase

Inscription

""46"" painted on base.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

11.938 (H), 3.688 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.631.2

Places

Probably