Celery VaseMade in eastern United States, United States, North and Central America
Artist/maker unknown, American
Colorless lead glass (blown-molded)
1938-23-529The George H. Lorimer Collection, 1938
LabelIn the early to mid-nineteenth century, celery was considered a luxury. When served, the stalks were cut in quarters lengthwise, the leaves curled, and they were placed upright in water in widemouthed vessels. Advertisements referred to celery containers as vases, stands, or glasses.
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