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Vase (France), ca. 1905

This is a Vase. It was manufactured by Daum. It is dated ca. 1905 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Gallé’s experiments with color mixing for his glass batches involved a process
of scientific exploration. The designer’s colors and textures sought to emulate
the qualities of precious and hard stones, among other natural effects. At its
height, Gallé’s glass workshop employed 300 workers whose skills made the
sophistication of the designs possible

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

  • Plate, 1753–1756
  • soft-paste porcelain, overglaze enamels.
  • Gift of Irwin Untermyer.
  • 1957-11-2

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 30.2 x 8.8 cm (11 7/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Above stem: "DAUM / NANCY"

Cite this object as

Vase (France), ca. 1905; Manufactured by Daum (France); glass; H x diam.: 30.2 x 8.8 cm (11 7/8 x 3 7/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Max Kobre; 1996-45-2

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