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Celery Vase or Spooner, "Westward Ho" Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1880
    DIMENSIONS height: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) diameter: 3 7/8 in. (9,7 cm)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE not signed
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.162.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Glass. Celery vase. Colorless pressed polished and unpolished (acid frosted) glass. Lower part of bowl has a band of acid frosted high relief decoration of forested mountainous landscape within the foreground a log cabin, a running deer and a bison. In the background is a sun. The flared rim has repetitive ogive shapes. The round foot has a fluted decoration and the stem has annulated knops. (Westward Ho! Or Pioneer design). Condition: Good. Dirty. Foot rim Manufacturer's flaws. Base: spot near bison's head; chips to rim above scene. Cracks and scratches with stretch marks on top band.
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