Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Young woman holding libation cup

Maker:
César-Isidore-Henry Cros (French, 1840–1907)
Date:
1891–1907
Culture:
French, Paris or Sèvres
Medium:
Painted terra cotta; study for a work in pâte-de-verre
Dimensions:
12-1/2 x 7-3/4 in. (31.8 x 19.7 cm.)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1924
Accession Number:
24.131.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Pâte-de-verre was a material made from variously colored powdered glass placed in a clay mold and then fired in a kiln. Cros developed the technique in 1893.
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