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  • Place of origin:

    Thuringia (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lamp worked glass with press moulded foot

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 29, shelf 3

Place of Origin

Thuringia (probably, made)


ca. 1900 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Lamp worked glass with press moulded foot


Height: 12.5 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, Germany, probably Thuringia, 1900

Labels and date

This type of 'lampwork' is characteristic of glass production from Thuringia in eastern germany. Canes of glass are melted and worked over a single flame. In this case the vase has a moulded foot, which is a-typical. Glassworks in the area specialise in fancifully decorative items but it is also a centre for the production of glass tubes and phials used in laboratories. []


Glass; Vases


Ceramics Collection

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