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Vase, Lions, 1926

This is a vase.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from The Cleveland Museum of Art as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1926. Its medium is kiln-cast glass (pâte-de-verre).

Gabriel Argy-Rousseau’s pâte-de-verre vases referenced animals in the African Sahara, a subject also used by Gallé and Daum in cased glass. Works by Argy-Rousseau were featured in the 1926 traveling American exhibition of selections from the Paris 1925 exposition.

It is credited Lent by The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Henry H. Hawley, 1995.92.

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Its dimensions are

Diameter: w. 16.40 cm (6 7/16 inches); Overall: h. 22.20 cm (8 11/16 inches)

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

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