Vase with Green Stripes

Object Name: 
Vase with Green Stripes

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Object Name: 
Vase with Green Stripes
Accession Number: 
2009.3.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21 cm, Diam (max): 17.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1901
Primary Description: 
Colorless and green glass, mold-blown, hot-worked, applied decoration, cut. Vase has wide base with four applied feet. Sides undulate and taper to narrower rim, with alternated vertical green and colorless lines, body has been cut at top body with three undulating lines around body.
Design: 
1248
Provenance: 
Im Kinsky Kunst Auktionen, Source
2009-07-14
Category: 
Material: 
Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900-1937
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2018-06-23 through 2019-01-07
Today, we think of architects as people who design buildings, construct skylines, and help create the visual identities of our cities and towns. But at the turn of the 20th century in Europe, the term architect applied not just to people who designed buildings, but to people who designed all aspects of interior decoration. They believed their role was to seamlessly integrate a modern aesthetic into all aspects of daily life. For these architects, furniture, ceramics, textiles, and glass, played an essential role in completing their new artistic vision. Glass of this period emerged from a confluence of ideas, individuals, and cultures, and reflected a spirit of modernity. Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900–1937 explores this transformative period in Austrian design. Approximately 170 objects, including the installation of Josef Hoffmann’s complete room, Boudoir d’une grande vedette (first displayed at the 1937 Paris World Exhibition), illustrate the immense variety of techniques and varied aesthetics of Austrian glass during this period. Together, architects and designers built upon existing traditions of glassmaking by leveraging the network of design and technical schools, and relying on manufacturers, retailers, and exhibitions to promote and disseminate their ideas on a global scale. Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900–1937 is a cooperation of the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO. At the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO, the exhibition was curated by Rainald Franz, MAK Curator, Glass and Ceramics Collection.