"Pomona" celery vase

about 1885–88
Designed by Joseph Locke (American, born in England, 1846–1936), Made by New England Glass Co., East Cambridge, Massachusetts (1818–1888)


Object Place: East Cambridge, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1 x 8.3 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.69

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown and stained, hand etched, and acid finish; "wreath" crimped rim and applied crimped foot

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

“First grind”; Cornflower Design- blue flowers; “wreath” crimped amber rim, applied round amber crimped foot

Provenance

Early history unknown; acquired at unknown date by Ruth Webb Lee (1894-1978); 1978, by inheritance to her daughter, the donor; 2012, gift of Dorothy-Lee Jones (Weston, Massachusetts) to the MFA. (Accession date: March 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy-Lee Jones