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Vase

Designer:
René-Jules Lalique (French, Aÿ 1860–1945 Paris)
Date:
1919
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm.)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1936
Accession Number:
36.104.2
Not on view
While the slight opalescence and delicate color of this elegant mold-blown
glass vase are not the most typical characteristics of Lalique’s work, they
show his tour-de-force versatility as a glassmaker.
Inscription: Signed and inscribed (edge of base): R. Lalique France
the designer, Paris (until 1936; sold to MMA)

Jackson. Mississippi Museum of Art. "Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism: A Guide to the Styles, 1890–1940," September 16–November 13, 1983, unnumbered cat. (fig. 71).

Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center. "Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism: A Guide to the Styles, 1890–1940," February 24–April 1, 1984, unnumbered cat.

Montgomery, Ala. Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. "Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism: A Guide to the Styles, 1890–1940," May 6–June 17, 1984, unnumbered cat.

Tampa Museum of Art. "Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism: A Guide to the Styles, 1890–1940," July 8–October 28, 1984, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of French Art Deco," August 4, 2009–January 23, 2011, no catalogue.

Félix Marcilhac. René Lalique, 1860–1945: Maître-verrier. Analyse de l'oeuvre et catalogue raisonné. Rev. ed (1st ed., 1989). Paris, 2004, p. 410.



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