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Explosive Decompression Vase And Lid, 1990

This is a Vase and lid. It is dated 1990 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is glazed porcelain, synthetic gemstones, mineral crystal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 49.5 x 25 cm (19 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, scratched: "SAXE"; impressed, along border: "S A [encircled] X E [with rays at corners] & I [encircled] 9 9 0"; in stamped relief: a shamrock, an unidentifiable shape; "&"

Cite this object as

Explosive Decompression Vase And Lid, 1990; USA; glazed porcelain, synthetic gemstones, mineral crystal; H x W: 49.5 x 25 cm (19 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 1990-142-1-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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