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Semi-bulbous vase with pinched neck and quatre-foil folded rim. Glass is "tortoise shell" with two bands of white vertical casing alternating with two vertical bands of brown casing.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn, SR Box 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

about 1880

Place of Creation

Possibly Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.993

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass