Tanega

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Tanega
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.3.20
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 36 cm, Diam: 21.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marie-Claude Lalique
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent pale green, lead glasses; blown in mold in which a pressed "leaf" was placed, acid-etched, polished. Tall baluster shape with slightly flared, collared neck, thick rim ground flat; decoration of applied high relief, pointed leaf of green glass that begins to wrap its thick stem around the neck at the rim, then spirals down to cover the swollen shoulder and upper half of one body side with stylized asymmetrical pointed sections decorated alternatively with narrow incised frosted lines and overall frosted panels; body tapers slightly to thick base ground flat; acetate label near foot marked in black block letters: "LALIQUE/Paris"; inscribed on base edge in script: "Lalique c France".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lalique, Marie-Claude (French, 1935-2003), Source
Inscription: 
LALIQUE/Paris
Trademark
Recent Important Acquisitions, 32 (1990) illustrated, p. 207, #50; BIB# AI74245
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1989 (1990) p. 6;
Porzellan - Glass (1989-02) p. 157;