Asymmetrical Amphora

Asymmetrical Amphora

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Description (Brief)
Stylized amphora form with two handles, long slightly flaring neck and bulbous body. Vessel was mold blown resulting in a slight ribbed pattern on the body. Main body of vessel is white opaque glass with gold flecks. Applied handles and base are of dark green glass also with gold flecks. Colored glass with gold flecks was known as "Venetian-style." Handles and base are also ribbed. Handles are asymmetrically placed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
vase
date made
1905
maker
Union Glass Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Somerville
Physical Description
green (handles (2) color)
white (?? color)
glass, ?, opaque (?? material)
glass, ?, opaque (handles (2) material)
mold blown (?? production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 6 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
CE.234132
catalog number
234132
accession number
43908
Credit Line
Gift of Union Glass Company via Julian de Cordova
subject
Art Glass
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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