Esna

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Esna
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.3.62
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.3 cm, D (max.): 23.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1985
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jacques Jugeat Inc.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Flared cylinder; thick-walled vase in form of stylized blossom (lotus ?) at opening and decorated with overall leafage on body; top third of cylindrical vessel flares out and up in the shape of eight pointed petals in relief, each petal has a raised central rib which is touched at mid-point by tip of long, raised, vertical leaf decorated with overall regular intaglio veining; between each tall leaf is a shorter, broader leaf that connects to adjacent leaf; leaves end in a point above thick, solid base; leaf area generally acid- etched to give satin finish; inscribed "Lalique RO France"; paper label "Made in France"; paper label "1230/9" on bottom of base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jacques Jugeat, Inc., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38;