Marquetry Vase with Water Lilies

Object Name: 
Marquetry Vase with Water Lilies

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Object Name: 
Marquetry Vase with Water Lilies
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 21.3 cm, Diam (max): 15.1 cm
On Display
about 1902
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ennion Society
Primary Description: 
Marquetry Vase with Water Lilies. Light and dark purple, blue, blue-green, green, and white glasses; cased, blown, hot-worked, and hot-applied decorative elements (marquetrie de verre). Cylindrical vase with rounded base, tapering in at the waist and then opening up into a bulb-shaped shoulder and wide mouth, the lower body consisting of watercolor-like watery layers of blue and green glasses turning to light purple at the shoulder; two water lilies with long stems are applied in the glass marquetry technique. Engraved on the lower body, "Ähm. C. R. Rijmyre (Suède)" and on the underside of the base, "No. 135".
Lillian Nassau LLC, Source
Christie's, Geneva, Former Collection
N: 135
Engraved on underside of base
CHRISTIE'S / 400 / 12.5.85
Affixed on underside of base circular white paper label with printed and handwritten text
Ähm / C. R. Rijmyre / (Suède.)
Engraved on lower body
Acquisitions (2016) illustrated, cover, p. 27 #16; BIB# AI101418
Recent Acquisitions: Marquetry Vase with Water Lilies -- Betzy Ählström (2016) illustrated, p. 14 (bottom); BIB# AI101644
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2015 (2015) illustrated, p. 41 (top); BIB# 706294
Important Swedish Glass from a Private Collection (1985-05-12) pp. 8-9, lot 400; BIB# 8042