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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.

Daum produced layered glass similar to that of Emile Gallé’s, and gradually perfected several original and difficult techniques, such as using colored glass powder, wheel cutting, martelage (producing a hammered texture), mold-blowing, and acid etching. These techniques resulted in stunning decorative effects
when combined on a single piece of glass.

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

  • Stencil, Two Butterflies
  • katagami stencil: cut paper, stained with mulberry juice, and silk thread.
  • Gift of Max A. Polster.
  • 2000-45-1

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 22.8 x 15 cm (9 in. x 5 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Lower section: "DAUM / NANCY"

Cite this object as

Vase (France), ca. 1905; Manufactured by Daum (France); glass; H x diam.: 22.8 x 15 cm (9 in. x 5 7/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Max Kobre; 1996-45-6

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