Vase with Leaves

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Object Name: 
Vase with Leaves
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 35.2 cm; W: 10.5 cm; D: 11.3 cm
Not on Display
about 1915-1916
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Gerald M. Eggert in memory of Christine Clara Weiss
Web Description: 
Glassworks in France and Bohemia (Czech Republic) were the most well-known producers of European glass in the Art Nouveau style, yet Sweden also briefly produced such glass. In 1914, a designer named Heinrich Wollmann (Bohemian, working in Sweden, 1876-1923) joined the Orrefors glassworks. With Orrefors's master glassblower Knut Bergqvist (Swedish, 1873-1953), Wollmann created overlaid and cameo cut glass vases that were derived from the work of the renowned French designer Emile Gallé (French, 1846-1904).
AB Stockholms Auktionsverk, Source
Eggert, Gerald M., Source
Acid-etched On side near base by tip of leaf
1150 4-10 / HW
incised bottom of base
Primary Description: 
Translucent light reddish brown, yellow-green and opaque reddish brown glass; blown, cased, acid-etched, applied, tooled. Vase in form of persian rosewater sprinkler with design of roses, stems and leaves.
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) illustrated, p. 202, #50; BIB# AI43981
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1998 (1999) illustrated, p. 14; BIB# AI95009