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Trefoil vase

Accession Number
1955/1.156

Title
Trefoil vase

Artist(s)
Emile Gallé

Object Creation Date
circa 1890-1895

Medium & Support
glass

Dimensions
5 1/4 in x 5 9/16 in (13.34 cm x 14.13 cm)

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Émile Gallé, influenced by the Art Nouveau movement—characterized by organic forms and motifs derived from nature—used a technique of glass making which featured heavy, usually opaque glass that he etched or carved with plant motifs.

Physical Description
Vessel with trefoil, or three-lobed, shape of transparent blue glass with an intricate plant-motif decoration and gold accents.

Primary Object Classification
Decorative Arts

Primary Object Type
glass

Collection Area
Western

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Keywords
glass
glass (material)
vase
vases

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