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Vase (France)

This is a Vase. It was designed by Emile Gallé and manufactured by Gallé. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of Max Kobre. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Max Kobre.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 15.3 x 8.5 cm (6 in. x 3 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Vase (France); Designed by Emile Gallé (French, 1846–1904); glass; H x diam.: 15.3 x 8.5 cm (6 in. x 3 3/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Max Kobre; 1996-45-15

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