Vase with Tomatoes

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Object Name: 
Vase with Tomatoes
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 28.2 cm, D: 14.4 cm
On Display
about 1890-1904
Credit Line: 
Anonymous gift
Web Description: 
After Gallé’s death in 1904, the glassworks continued under the direction of his widow, Henriette Grimm Gallé. The company suspended production from 1914 to 1919, and then it reopened under the direction of Gallé’s son-in-law. Art glass was produced until 1936, when the glassworks was closed.
Anonymous Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless, yellow, brown and orange glasses; mold-blown, cased, acid-etched, and cut. Elongated ovoid shape; tapering to short cylindrical neck with flat polished rim; decorated with motif of tomatoes and leaves, the tomatoes raised in relief through molding, the brown and orange colors cut away to depict the colors of the leaves and tomatoes; surfaces of the leaves also molded; signed in raised orange letters in script near base "Galle"; interior stained yellow; flat polished base.
Recent Important Acquisitions, 25 (1983) illustrated, p. 268, #36;