Vase
Date ca. 1904
Manufacturer:Quezal Art Glass & Decorating Co.
Dimensions Overall: 6 in. (15.2 cm) Overall, Rim: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Medium Glass
Credit Line Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
Description Squat bulbous with 5 bracket style scallops around flaring gold rim. Five green leaf outlines on white and over this 5 gold "feathers" and 5 attached gold "plant" forms from below "bracket" with tails trailing to bottom under "plant". Top is 1.5" of gold threading, interior top cased with gold.
Exhibition History"Flights of Fancy: The Quezal Art Glass and Decorating Company," Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ, April 13 - October 20, 1996
Published ReferencesMalcolm Neil MacNeil, "Quezal Art Glass: Part I", THE MAGAZINE ANTIQUES, Vol. CLIII. No. 1. (January 1998): 186-195.
Gay LeCleire Taylor, FLIGHTS OF FANCY: THE QUEZAL ART GLASS AND DECORATING COMPANY (Millville, NJ: Wheaton Cultural Alliance, 1996), p. 12, color ill. p. 12.
Inscriptions Etched across polished pontil: "QUEZAL P 286"
Object Label Quezal Art Glass & Decorating Co. Mold-blown, cased, iridescent. Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. 71.6121
Object Number 71.6121