Vase

French (Nancy)
about 1895-1900
Emile Gallé (French, 1846–1904)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

19.05 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.2000

Medium or Technique

Blown colored glass with etched and enameled decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

Yellow, red and white, with infusions of gold. Cameo carved portions suggest moslem designs of geometric and floral motifs, containing traces of gold paint. Painted enamel flowers suggest nasturtiums. Lower carved designs suggest clover leaves.

Signed

Incised on base: "Cristallerie de Galle a Nancy"

Markings

Incised on base: "Cristallerie de Galle a Nancy"

Provenance

1964, gift of Arthur Nichols, Melrose, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1964)

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur B. Nichols, in memory of Dorothy Nichols, his daughter