Serpent

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Serpent
Accession Number: 
2010.3.168
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.4 cm, Diam: 25.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1924
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jane L. Gerson in memory of Beatrice F. Lewis
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; mold-blown, acid-etched. Bulbous vase in form of coiled snake with open mouth showing fangs towards top. Vase has smooth, thick-walled neck. Exterior surface is acid-etched to produce matte finish.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Saks Fifth Avenue, Former Collection
Gerson, Jane L., Source
2010-12-02
Material: 
Inscription: 
France
inscription
Engraved base
R. LALIQUE
signature
Stamped base