Vase with Abstract Clouds and Geometric Decoration

Object Name: 
Vase with Abstract Clouds and Geometric Decoration

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Object Name: 
Vase with Abstract Clouds and Geometric Decoration
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.7 cm, Diam (max): 16.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1923-1926
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with black and semi-opaque blue (several shades), orange and white enamels; blown, enameled (see REMARKS), rim ground and polished. Vase: rim curves outward and upward with flat, ground and polished lip; very short neck; tall shoulder which curves outward and downward; wall curves outward to greatest diameter and then tapers to bottom; base plain with slightly concave underside. Decorated from top of rim to bottom of wall with all over pattern of colored enamels with black outlines: overlapping, jagged rock-like shapes, each of which has from three to five bands of color ranging from light blue (smallest, innermost bands) to dark blue (largest, outermost bands); emerging from behind them, scattered over surface at irregular intervals, cloud-like elements with scalloped outlines, each containing three orange and white bands. Marks: at bottom of wall, on light blue, cartouche containing "EUNE" written vertically and read from top to bottom; on underside of base, in black enamel, "MADE IN FRANCE" (legible with difficulty) and "MADE IN FRANCE".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Oktabec Gallery, U.S.A., Source
1984-05-03
Category: 
New Glass Review, 27 (2006) illustrated, p. 88;
59th Conference on Glass Problems (1998) illustrated, Cover;
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 117, #116; BIB# 35679