Vase

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-50687

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

Descriptive Terms

vases
glassblowing
enameling
gilding
glass (material)
painting (coating)
porcelain
cameos
floral patterns
Victorian
Glass
Blown
Opaqued
Painted
Enameled
Gilded
Victorian
Cameo
Floral
Porcelain
VASE

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

9.125 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.141