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Vase

French (Nancy)
1910–15
Daum


Object Place: Europe, Nancy, France

Dimensions

8.6cm (3 3/8in.) high; 6.2cm (2 7/16in.) maximum diameter

Accession Number

1987.48

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

Small baluster vase with flared neck of opaque mottled orange, yellow and pink glass. Outer layer of “cased” glass has been wheel cut leaving relief decoration of bleeding heart flowers and leaves (green and red) on lower section. Surface has been acid etched to give a rough texture. Wheel cut mark dating from 1910-1915 (Bloch-Dermant).

Signed

DAUM NANCY with cross of Lorraine

Markings

Wheel cut mark dating from 1910-1915 (Bloch-Dermant).

Provenance

Kathryn C. Buhler (d. 1986), Boston; 1987, bequeathed by Buhler to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 1987)

Credit Line

Bequest of Kathryn C. Buhler