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Design for a Crystal Urn with Silver Mounts

Ovoidal carved glass urn, with a circular base and tall neck, decorated with spiral fluting. Silver handles terminating in roosters' heads, and attached at their bases to a band of grapevine encircling the body of the object. Signed pen and black ink, lower right: J. Seethaler.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council...

1827-1835
Pen and black ink, brush and wash, green water color on paper
1911-28-330
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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