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Object Name: 
Cordial Glass
Title: 
Unawihr
Accession Number: 
2011.3.204 O
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.3 cm, Diam (max): 5.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1926
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
"Unawihr" Cordial Glass. Colorless glass, black enamel; mold-blown bowl and foot, mold-pressed and enameled stem. Ovoid cup set atop cylindrical stem with eighteen cube-like protrusions with black-enameled tops. Circular foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Material: 
Inscription: 
R. Lalique / France
signature
Engraved on base in script
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2014-05-16 through 2015-01-04
This major exhibition will bring together glass, jewelry, production molds, and design drawings by René Lalique (French, 1860─1945), dating from about 1893 to Lalique’s death in 1945. As a successful jeweler Lalique experimented with glass in his designs, which eventually led to a career in which he fully embraced the material. His aesthetic choices in his designs informed the styles of Art Nouveau and Art Deco in France, and the objects he created have become iconic reflections of these periods. Lalique also embraced industrial innovations, like mass production, allowing luxury glass to be placed in more and more households around the world.