Tournesols (Sunflowers)

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Tournesols (Sunflowers)
Accession Number: 
2010.3.159
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.5 cm, Diam: 11.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1927
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ellen C. Luce
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; mold-blown, acid-etched. Bulbous vase with flared flat rim. Body of vase decorated with pressed sunflower motif; centers of flowers in the form of protruding convex hemispheres. Exterior of vase acid-etched to produce slightly matte finish.
Provenance: 
Luce, Ellen, Source
2010-11-12
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
R. Lalique France
signature
Engraved base