Vase with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Vase with Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.89
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.5 cm, Diam: 12.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1910-1911
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank A. Breit and C. Pauline Breit in memory of Robert Breit
Web Description: 
This vase was purchased around 1911 in France by a Jewish couple, who were later forced to leave their home in Germany in 1939. They fled with their family to Shanghai, and then emigrated, nearly a decade later, to the United States. This vase traveled with the family, and it was held in their possession for 100 years until its donation to the Museum in 2011.
Provenance: 
Breit, Minna (d. 1976), Former Collection
1911
to
1976
Breit, Lothar, Former Collection
1911
to
1976
Breit, Frank A. (d. 2006), Former Collection
1976
to
2006
Breit, C. Pauline, Source
2011-05-24
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Gallé
signature
Cameo-cut near base
Primary Description: 
Colorless and salmon pink glass; mold-blown, cased, and blown glass, acid-etched cameo decoration. Cylindrical vase, widening slightly toward rounded shoulder; short cup-shaped rim. Slight flare at base. Exterior of vase cameo-cut with floral motif; interior surface acid-etched to produce matte finish.