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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1996

  • We acquired this object.

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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.

During the 1880s and 1890s, Gallé developed original techniques for creating
and decorating glass vessels, including marqueterie-sur-verre, a technique
inspired by inlaid decoration, or marquetry, in wood. Gallé pressed shaped pieces
of hot glass into the pliable body of an object as it was being made; once the flat
surface had cooled, it could be engraved, carved, or embellished with additional
applications of glass. This range of techniques allowed Gallé to translate biological
life into design and show a variety of flora and fauna in detail as they transformed
throughout the seasons.

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

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Vase
  • glass.
  • Gift of Mary M. Kenway from the estate of Sarah B. Russell.
  • 1956-42-76

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 30.4 x 11.6 cm (11 15/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Vase (France), ca. 1905; Manufactured by Daum (France); glass; H x diam.: 30.4 x 11.6 cm (11 15/16 x 4 9/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Max Kobre; 1996-45-5

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