Vase, 'Filetés' series

French (Epinay-sur-Seine)
about 1922
Charles Schneider (Nancy, 1881-1953) (French, 1881–1953), Made at Cristallerie Schneider (founded in 1913


Object Place: Europe, Epinay-sur-Seine, France

Dimensions

Overall: 36.8cm (14 1/2in.) Other (Overall): 12.8cm (5 1/16in.)

Accession Number

1985.487

Medium or Technique

Glass; blown, cased

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

The lemony-chartreuse body of this vase is cinched approximately one-third up and forms a spheroid bottom, continuing straight to form a slight flare at the top. Internally decorated with evenly-spaced blue threads which spread out at the lip. The bottom of the body is overlaid in orange and drawn up into an irregular edge. The vase sits on a flat amethyst slab, which is incised on its side in script Schneider, preceded by an amphora. The entire vase is treated with acid to give it a matte appearance.

Inscription

Schneider in script preceded by an amphora

Provenance

By 1985, John P. Axelrod; 1985, gift of John P. Axelrod (Accession Date: September 24, 1985)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Copyright

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