Possibly by New England Glass Co., East Cambridge, Massachusetts (1818–1888)
Object Place: East Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Overall (including lid and finial): 29.2 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm (11 1/2 x 6 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Blown overlay glass, gilt
The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238B)
Ornamental covered jar of blown overlay glass, blue over opaque white over colorless; cut Gothic style decoration and gilded vermiculation. Tall hexagonal finial covered in gilding.
The jar was presented to Peleg Whitman Chandler (1816-1889) by Governor John A. Andrew (1818-1867); his son Horace Parker Chandler; his daughter Grace; by bequest to Emory W. Booker. Purchased from Booker's estate in the early 1980s by the glass dealers Wilmont M. Schwind and Arlene Palmer Schwind. Museum purchase from the Schwinds in 1983.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Hebb