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Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Description
    vase, glass, handblown, vase is a transparent green colour with purple and yellow swirls of colour through the glass, vase has an iridescent sheen around the shoulders and mid body, vase has wide rim that leads to a short neck, rounded shoulders, long cylindrical body that is concave in the middle section, base edge is rounded, circular base, resting surface of vase has been sandblasted, concave centre of base, etched into the base of the vase is: MEL SIMPOSON 80, visible punty mark
  • Other Number
    1981.128, G357
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    9 April 1981
  • Collection area
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  • Record richness


  • Credit
    purchased with funds provided by Charles Edgar Disney Art Trust, 1981, collection of Auckland Museum, Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1981.128, G357
  • Production
    Mel Simpson (glassmaker)
    Auckland Central
    Elizabeth II (1952 -), House of Windsor, English reign
  • Signature/marks
    Mel Simpson NZ 80
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › glass
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height : 358mm
      (h 305)
    • 0 - Whole diameter across rim : 71mm
    • 0 - Whole diameter across base : 90mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 02 Furnishings (Category)
    › Household Accessories (Classification)
    › Horticultural Containers (Sub-classification)
    › Vase (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    3 April 1997

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