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Covered Vase

circa 1771-1774

(, 1766 - 1809)

These vases were made from Derbyshire fluorspar (blue john), the luxuriously colored crystalline stone in
which Boulton specialized. Their gilt-bronze mounts were inspired by ancient ornamental motifs.

Place object was created: Birmingham, England

bluejohn stone, ormolu

Measurements:    height: 7.25 inches    depth: 4.25 inches

Museum Purchase: Delhom Collection 1965.48.103A-B

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH