Small Vase with Orchid

Object Name: 
Small Vase with Orchid

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Object Name: 
Small Vase with Orchid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
69.3.78
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.2 cm, Rim Diam: 5.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless, yellow and brown tinted glasses; blown, cased, acid-etched, cut, and enameled. Barrel shape; frieze of three iris flowers enameled pink and purple, stalks and leaves enameled green; flowers connected by two very faintly etched spider webs; upper two-thirds of the vase of marbled yellow tint; lower portion brown tinted; polished base with engraved signature "Daum/Nancy/=/".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1969-12-23
Designing for a New Century: Works on Paper by Lalique and his Contemporaries
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass
In the late 19th century and early 20th century, René Lalique’s jewelry, and then his beautifully designed glass objects and vessels, made him an influential figure in the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. His work was acclaimed at the international industrial expositions, particularly the 1900 and 1925 Paris Expositions. Designing for a New Century: Works on Paper by Lalique and His Contemporaries surveys the extraordinary glass art created by Lalique and his European contemporaries, including Maurice Marinot, Auguste Herbst, Emile Gallé,and Val St. Lambert, through design drawings, trade catalogs, period photographs, and rare books from the Rakow Library’s special collections.