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Two-Handled Vase

Maker
New England Glass Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1818–1888
Date
c.1837
Material
Glass with silver coin
Made in
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Containers, glassware
Current Location
On View, Gallery 137
Dimensions
10 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. (25.7 x 21.6 x 15.6 cm)
Credit Line
Museum Purchase by exchange, Cronheim-Bettman Endowed Acquisition Fund, funds given by Jane and Warren Shapleigh, Mary Elizabeth Rosborough Decorative Arts Fund, Director's Discretionary Fund, Decorative Arts Purchase Fund, and funds given by The Lea-Thi-Ta Study Group, Victor Porter Smith, Florence K. Imse in memory of Robert R. Imse, and Clark Graves Antiques
Rights
Public Domain
Object Number
83:2007
- 1962
Maude B. Feld (d.1995), New York, NY [1]

1962 - 2007
Sally Abney Rose (1916 - 2005), Anderson, SC, purchased from Maude Feld; her family by inheritance [2]

2007/02/17-18
In auction, "The Sally Abney Rose Collection," Brunk Auctions, Asheville, NC, lot no. 66 [3]

2007
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, NY, purchased from private collector [4]

2007 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, purchased from Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY [5]

Notes:
[1] According to information provided by Hirschl & Adler on the invoice dated August 28, 2007, the vase was in Maude B. Feld's possession in 1962 [SLAM document files].

[2] The auction catalogue indicates that Sally Abney Rose acquired the vase from Maude Feld in 1962 ["The Sally Abney Rose Collection," Brunk Auctions, Asheville, NC, February 17-18, lot no. 66, p. 3 of online catalogue record, Brunk Auctions website, found on May 27, 2007, SLAM document files]. Scholar Ian Simmonds further confirmed that Sally Abney Rose purchased the vase in 1962 from Maude Feld [conversation between Ian Simmonds and SLAM curator David Conradsen, May 26, 2009, per note in SLAM document file].

[3] The vase was included in the auction, "The Sally Abney Rose Collection," Brunk Auctions, Asheville, NC, February 17-18, lot no. 66, see note [2]. Though definitive supporting documents could not be located at this time, Hirschl & Adler may have been the purchaser.

[4] Hirschl & Adler purchased the vase from a private collection, per invoice, see note [1].

[5] Per invoice, see note [1]. Minutes of the Collections Committee of the Board of Trustees, Saint Louis Art Museum, September 25, 2007.
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