Vase with Blossom

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Object Name: 
Vase with Blossom
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.3.96
Dimensions: 
H: 13.5 cm, D(rim): 2.4 cm, (foot): 5.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1900-1999
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Suzanne Nady
Primary Description: 
Yellow translucent, with some gray and orange streaks, cased with colorless under purple transparent; glass; blown, cased, acid-etched, ground. Vase: elongated ovoid. Rim plain, with horizontal top made by grinding low conical foot, solid, with underside ground flat a edge and slightly concave at center, presumably to removed pontil mark. Acid-etched cameo decoration in several shades of purple and colorless, covering most of wall: spray of three stalks or twigs with leaves, buds, and flowers; stalks are ridged vertically and have horizontal "collars" at regular intervals, like bamboo; leaves are laneolate and veined; flowers have four petals and prominent pistils. Bottom of wall and foot are solid purple. Signature in relief in colorless on lower wall, between sides of spray: "Gallé".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nady Estate, Suzanne, Source