"Ariadne And The Panther" Vase
Date ca. 1850
Manufacturer:Franz Paul Zach, 1819-1881
Dimensions Overall: 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm) Overall, Rim: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm) Base: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Medium Blown glass | Cut glass | Engraved glass
Credit Line Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
Description Pedestaled vase/tankard of blown clear glass cased with blue glass. It is blown, cased glass, cut and engraved. The base is cut with two rows of bulls eyes and a row of panels. The bottom of the cylindrical body is a row of sawteeth and on the rim is a band of blue. The acid-finished body has a blue cameo design of leaves and a thistle on the back and Ariadne reclining on a lion on the front. After a monument by Thorwaldsen in Leipsig.
Published References_Journal of Glass_, vol. 7 (1965), p. 129 (#43); _500 Jahre Glaskunst_ by Kleisse and von Saldern, #241 (almost identical style; different monument).
Object Number 0.1928