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Clutha Vase

Decorative Arts

MANUFACTURER James Couper & Sons
  • Place Manufactured: Glasglow, Scotland
  • DATES ca. 1888
    DIMENSIONS 6 1/16 x 3 3/16 in. (15.4 x 8.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Unmarked.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Leah and David Roland
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Christopher Dresser (English, 1834-1904). Clutha Vase, ca. 1888. Glass, 6 1/16 x 3 3/16 in. (15.4 x 8.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Leah and David Roland, 2009.11. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2009.11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small, tinted light green, thin walled glass, after early Roman glass form, with rounded slightly flared lip and long narrow neck and a swollen,rounded, spherical lower body; overall random, streaky milky white decoration. Partially polished pontil. Condition: Very good, with several small air bubbles on neck and on base.
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    Clutha Vase