Antilles

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Object Name: 
Punch Bowl
Title: 
Antilles
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.3.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 29.9 cm, D (max.): 25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed 1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Punch Bowl. Colorless lead glass; pressed. Oversized, lipless goblet with deep bowl decorated on exterior with overall pattern of grape clusters in varying relief; plain, solid stem and base has central "knop" of raised encircling cluster of grapes; grapes are acid-etched to give satin finish then polished at highest points; one side of foot is engraved in block letters "2 Juillet 1970/A/Jerome Strauss/Chez lequel le metallurgiste et/l'homme de Gout ont trouve pour/le verre la meme passion", encircling names engraved on vertical edge of foot; inscribed on bottom of foot "Lalique France".
Provenance: 
Strauss, Lucille (Mrs. Jerome) (1908-1994), Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Lalique Glass (1986) pl. 124, fig. 237; BIB# 23541
Cristal Lalique Paris (1985) pl. E16, #11046; pl. E16, #11046;