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H: 26.8 cm, D: 23.2 cm
Not on Display
designed in 1921
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless demi-lead glass, traces of light brown patina; mold-blown and acid-etched. Molded vase with short, narrowed neck, rim ground and polished flat; almost spherical body tapered slightly towards base, overall decoration in low relief of overlapping birds with outstretched wings flying over band of alternating standing and crouching nude archers (facing in opposite directions), overall acid-etching of body, figures detailed with traces of light brown patina; narrow inset molded foot; base rim ground and polished flat; no pontil; inscribed on base in script: "R. Lalique France".
Strauss, Lucille (Mrs. Jerome) (1908-1994), Source
Rene Lalique (1860-1945): des œuvres d'arts decoratifs ornees d'oiseaux (2016) illustrated, p. 284 (no. 840); BIB# 151079