Tourbillons

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Tourbillons
Accession Number: 
2011.3.340
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.5 cm, Diam (max): 20 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1926
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber yellow glass; mold-pressed. Ovoid vase with short straight-walled foot and straight-walled rim. Exterior of vessel decorated with deep-set spirals with spokes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
R. LALQUE NO. 973 / FRANCE
signature
Engraved on base
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass (2014) illustrated, jacket, front right; BIB# 139598
Treasures From the Corning Museum of Glass (2013-12) illustrated, June;