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The cylindrical vessel is made of plique-à-jour enamel on an 18-karat gilded-silver body. The base is formed from twisted wire that has been wound tightly together at the base; single wires, or cloisons, shaped into decorative patterns, provide the framework for the enamel; the rim is applied....

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Inscription

None.

Marks

Marked "Vt" within a square on side of base.

Provenance

Purchased from the artist at the 2001 Crafts at the Castle show in Boston, Massachusetts; named as Director’s Choice for the exhibition.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Dr. and Mrs. James Rabb

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1995

Object Place

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 5.4 x 7.6 cm (4 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

2002.64

Medium or Technique

Plique-a-jour enamel on gilded silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork