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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
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Liebman, New York; their son, Charles J. Liebman Jr., New York (until 1965; his gift to MMA)

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

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