Davos

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Davos
Accession Number: 
2015.3.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.3 cm, Diam (max): 19.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1932
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward F. Lewison
Primary Description: 
Vase, "Davos". Pale pink/lavender and light teal Alexandrite dichroic glass; mold-blown. Mold-blown vase in a slightly ovoid shape with a smooth, collar-shaped rim, and a tapering base. Overall geometric decoration made up of conjoined clusters of molded semi-spheres. This mold-blown vase is made of "Alexandrite" glass; a dichroic glass that changes from a pale pink/lavender to a light teal color with exposure to incandescent or daylight, and fluorescent lights.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lewison, Mrs. Edward F. (Betty), Source
1989-05
to
2015-02-16
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
R. LALIQUE / FRANCE
signature
Sandblasted on base
Corning Museum Adds Major Works of Glass, Library Collections (2016) illustrated, p. 322 (#23, top left); BIB# AI102876
Acquisitions (2016) illustrated, pp. 36-37 #23; BIB# AI101418