"Serpentiini" (Serpentine) Vase

Object Name: 
"Serpentiini" (Serpentine) Vase

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Object Name: 
"Serpentiini" (Serpentine) Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.172
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 42.3 cm, W: 11 cm; Rim Diam (max): 5.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1947-1948
1947-1948
Primary Description: 
"Serpentiini" (Serpentine) Vase. Gunmetal lead glass; free blown. Tall bubble shaped; heavy sides and base; single strand opaque white "serpentine" swirl; narrow opening with fire polished rim and polished foot. Acid stamped inscription "G. Nyman Nuutajarvi Notsjo". Note: J. Opie says designed in 1947.
Provenance: 
Bonnier's Inc., Source
1951-01
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
G. Nyman Nuutajarvi Notsjo
inscription
Acid stamped
Twentieth Century Glass
Venue(s)
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1950-04-20 through 1950-09-15