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Vase

Designer:
Emile Decoeur (French, 1876–1953)
Date:
ca. 1925
Medium:
Stoneware
Dimensions:
H. 7-9/16, Diam. 3-1/4 inches (19.2 x 8.3 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles J. Liebman Jr., 1965
Accession Number:
65.151.4
Not on view
Although the moody, irregular glazes of Decouer’s pots suggest Asian-influenced
experiments of the late-nineteenth-century French ceramics industry, his bold, simple forms are typical of the Art Deco era.
Marking: (incised on bottom): EDecoeur [E backwards; integrated with D]; [inverted triangle]; [in ink]: FRANCE
Ex collection Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Liebman, New York Ex collection Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Liebman Jr., New York

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of French Art Deco," August 4, 2009–January 23, 2011.

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