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Vase, ca. 1917

This is a Vase. It was manufactured by Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated ca. 1917. Its medium is painted zinc, original glass liner.

Dagobert Peche designed this early metal vase of about 1917 shortly after he became director of the Wiener Werkstätte, displaying an interest in color effects in metal, soon picked up by Marie Zimmermann in New York.

It is credited Private Midwest collection.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 17.8 × 20.3 cm (7 × 8 in.)

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

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