Covered Urn

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-5294

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

Descriptive Terms

urns
lead glass
glass (material)
rosette (motif)
Glass
Rosette
URN

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.648.2A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

10.875 x 7.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.648.2AB

Places

Possibly