Vase with Stylized Acorns and Foliage

Object Name: 
Vase with Stylized Acorns and Foliage

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Vase with Stylized Acorns and Foliage
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 14.9 cm; Rim Diam (max): 13.2 cm; Base Diam (max): 7.9 cm
Not on Display
about 1920-1925
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ellen D. Sharpe
Web Description: 
The first technical glass school (Glasfachschule) in central Europe was founded in 1856 in the northern Bohemian village of Kamenický Šenov (Steinschönau). At the school, students and professors decorated glassware with a range of techniques, including enameling, as seen on this vase.
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
Primary Description: 
Vase. Clear glass; slight wear marks; blown, enameled. Solid ring foot with ground base, broad double-oval body with high flaring rim with ground edge; black foot, on body two friezes of black disks each bearing an acorn and leaves with frosted surface, alternating with disks with black contours each bearing a smaller gold and black wave-like disk, on the neck a frieze of triangles with black vertical and golden vertical waves.