Enfants

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Object Name: 
Atomizer Oil Lamp
Title: 
Enfants
Accession Number: 
59.3.2
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1931
Primary Description: 
Colorless with sepia enamelled glass; mold-pressed, enameled. Short straight-walled cylindrical vessel with shoulder sloping to narrow collared opening (with threaded brass fitting), edge beveled and ground flat; shoulder decorated with three concentric stepped graduated rows of rosettes, largest row at meeting of shoulder and walls; walls decorated with band of high-relief nude children in various poses, arms upstretched, hands touching row of rosettes and feet touching non-patinated base rim; overall matte surface, sepia patination on details and wall background; base ground and polished flat; acid-etched in block letters on base: LAIQUE/FRANCE; inscribed near base edge; n 3X034; mold marks, no pontil.