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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.631.2