Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 3/8 x 2 13/16 x 2 3/4in. (16.2 x 7.1 x 7cm)
Gift of Jacques Caussin
Water glass, molded etched colorless glass; U-shaped bowl, stepped rectangular stem, low pyramidal seamed rectangular base etched on underside in two repeats of shooting star motif. Etched decoration on bowl consists of motif repeated three times: ridged six-pointed star enclosed by four graduated star outlines contained within four concentric circles; shooting star motif with two stars flanking tail moves from top left to bottom right of each circle.
CONDITION: Very good; slight wavy imperfection behind one star.
A.H. Heisey & Company (1896-1957). Water Glass, ca. 1930. Glass, 6 3/8 x 2 13/16 x 2 3/4in. (16.2 x 7.1 x 7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jacques Caussin, 1990.188.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1990.188.1.jpg)
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