Vase with Knobs

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Object Name: 
Vase with Knobs
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 22.3 cm, Diam (max): 12.7 cm
On Display
about 1935
Web Description: 
The Salas were widely known for the vases they made of a bubbly lead glass called malfin, or unrefined, which they blew in their studio in Montparnasse. From about 1925 on, Jean Sala made his own work in addition to helping his father, and he continued to blow glass into the 1950s.
Galerie Martel-Greiner, Former Collection
Sala, Bernard, Former Collection
Jean Sala
Engraved On bottom over bruises.
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark purple glass, heavily bubbled. Blown, applied. Slightly flaring cylindrical shape vase with three rows of applied knobs along the bottom.
Els Sala, senyors del foc (2011) illustrated, p. 46; BIB# 127363
Recent Important Acquisitions (2004) illustrated, p. 92; BIB# AI63129
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2003 (2004) illustrated, p. 14; BIB# AI93746
Recent Acquisitions (2004) illustrated, p. 5; BIB# AI62237
Les Sala: Une famille a redecouvrir (2003) p. 13;