Vase

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-50688

Description

A matte-finished glass vase, of baluster shape with a narrow neck and a flared rim. It is free-blown and has thin walls of opaque white glass, with enameled pale peach matte-finish. It is enamel painted with a polychrome basket of fruit framed by a gold trellis and ivy. It has a leaf sprig on the reverse with gilt trim at the top and base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vases
enameling
glassblowing
gilding
glass (material)
painting (coating)
porcelain
berry baskets
Victorian
Glass
Enameled
Blown
Painted
Gilded
Fruit Basket
Victorian
Porcelain
VASE

Inscription

Painted in red at the bottom underside is: 38.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

7.625 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.142.1