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Decorative Arts

DATES Patented April 6, 1878
DIMENSIONS 5 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 4 in. (14.5 x 12.0 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
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CAPTION Mount Washington Glass Company (1837-1894). Vase, Patented April 6, 1878. Glass, 5 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 4 in. (14.5 x 12.0 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1993.115. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.115_SL1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1993.115_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, black opaque glass. Squat inverted baluster form with wide flaring rim and applied, tapering, ridged, circular handles on opposing shoulders. Body inset asymmetrically with irregular colored glass mosaic-like pieces in green, pink, white, gray, blue, blue-green with gilt highlights throughout. Sicilian Ware. CONDITION: Excellent.
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