Gazelle Bowl

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Object Name: 
Gazelle Bowl
Accession Number: 
(a) Bowl H: 15.3 cm, Diam (max): 17.8 cm; (b) Stand H: 4.5 cm, W: 15.6 cm, L: 15.7 cm
Not on Display
designed in 1935
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miriam U. Hoover
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, cut, engraved, ground, polished. Hemispherical bowl with a design of leaping gazelles around the entire bowl. Bowl sits atop a glass stand in the shape of a cross.
Hoover, Miriam U., Source
Engraved On underside of base (b). in script
Sidney Waugh
Engraved On face of bowl below leaping gazelles. in script
Roaring into the Future: New York 1925-35
Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute 2017-06-17 through 2017-10-09
The exhibition, curated by consulting curator Lori Zabar, is the first to explore the pivotal role New York State’s artists and designers played in creating a thoroughly modern national style, as it evolved from a Eurocentric to a uniquely American interpretation of art and consumer goods for the 20th century. Roaring into the Future traces the formation of this new American mode—characterized by its vital, youthful spirit and embrace of the new—as manifested in the fine and decorative arts, graphics, and fashion. Roaring into the Future includes approximately 75 artworks conceived and created in New York by New Yorkers during this dynamic decade. Each work contributes significantly to the exhibition’s thesis that New York was the epicenter of modernism. The state’s designers and manufacturers—from Buffalo to Brooklyn—fashioned new, nationally influential works, often made with innovative materials, that reflected the seismic post-World War I shifts in social customs, women’s rights, race relations, and technological discoveries.
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Steuben Design (2004) illustrated, pp. 80, 81; BIB# 84868
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20th-century Glass (2004) illustrated, p. 184; BIB# 100097