Chardons (Thistles)

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Chardons (Thistles)
Accession Number: 
2011.3.381
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.5 cm, Diam (max): 17.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1922
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
Vase, "Chardons (Thistles)". Translucent butterscotch yellow and opaque white glass; cased, mold-blown, acid-etched. Ovoid vase with short straight-walled neck and wider rim. Exterior of vessel decorated with four pairs of vertical thistle leaves. Line where pairs meet jut out to form vertical projection.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
France
inscription
Engraved on base
R. LALIQUE
signature
Molded relief on base
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 264 (no. 17); BIB# 139598