Urn with cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1765-1800

GUSN

GUSN-7678

Description

Urn: square base with polished pontil. Facet- cut dome of base tapers to short panelled stem. Bowl is ovoid with swirled thumbprint-like or peacock eye cuts. Cover: domed with facet-cut border and conforming peacock eye overall design. Panel-cut steeple finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urns
covers (closures)
cutting (dividing)
lead glass
paneling
glass (material)
faceting
eyes (motifs)
peafowl
Cut
Faceted
Eye
Panelled
Glass
URN

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.391.2A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.375 x 2.25 (HxW), 3.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.391.2AB