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Rock crystal style Flower Bowl, 1923–24

This is a Flower Bowl. It was manufactured by J. & L. Lobmeyr.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from J. & L. Lobmeyr GmbH as part of the The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s and Making Design exhibitions.

It is dated 1923–24 and we acquired it in 2009. Its medium is mouth-blown glass, exact shape cut, half-polished surface cutting. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Marianne Rath, daughter of Stefan Rath, who succeeded his uncle Ludwig Lobmeyr as head of the glassmaking firm of J. & L. Lobmeyr, produced rock crystal–like forms by a complicated modeling process throughout her career. This glass bowl was one of the centerpieces of the Lobmeyr display in the Austrian pavilion at the 1925 Paris Exposition.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor, Arthur Liu, and Prairie Pictures, Inc. and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 16.3 x 37.6 x 24.6 cm (6 7/16 x 14 13/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Rock crystal style Flower Bowl, 1923–24; Manufactured by J. & L. Lobmeyr GmbH (Austria); Austria; mouth-blown glass, exact shape cut, half-polished surface cutting; H x W x D: 16.3 x 37.6 x 24.6 cm (6 7/16 x 14 13/16 x 9 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor, Arthur Liu, and Prairie Pictures, Inc. and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2009-18-65

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s and Making Design.

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