Worth - 1, Dans La nuit (In the night)

Title: 
Worth - 1, Dans La nuit (In the night)

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Object Name: 
Worth Powder Box
Title: 
Worth - 1, Dans La nuit (In the night)
Accession Number: 
2011.3.262
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.6 cm, Diam (max): 10.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1926
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
Worth Powder Box, "Worth - 1, Dans La nuit (In the night)". Colorless glass, blue patina; mold-blown, mold-pressed, acid-etched, applied patina. Mold-blown spherical shaped box and lid decorated overall with blue enamel and colorless stars. Mold-pressed finial on top of lid is flattened circular shape.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Material: 
Inscription: 
dans / la / nuit
inscription
Molded relief (b) on finial
FRANCE R. LALIQUE
signature
Molded relief (a) on underside of base
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2014-05-16 through 2015-01-04
This major exhibition will bring together glass, jewelry, production molds, and design drawings by René Lalique (French, 1860─1945), dating from about 1893 to Lalique’s death in 1945. As a successful jeweler Lalique experimented with glass in his designs, which eventually led to a career in which he fully embraced the material. His aesthetic choices in his designs informed the styles of Art Nouveau and Art Deco in France, and the objects he created have become iconic reflections of these periods. Lalique also embraced industrial innovations, like mass production, allowing luxury glass to be placed in more and more households around the world.
Corning Museum of Glass Calendar (2014) illustrated, p. 1, top;
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 143 (no. 13); BIB# 139598