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What is this?

Tall cylindrical body, slightly flared and squared at base, rising to a system of abstract scrolls and free form projections at the slightly squared mouth. Glazed in mottled brown, rust, and grey-green.

This is a vase from France. It is dated 1908 and we acquired it in 1948. Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.

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Its medium is

glazed porcelain

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 27 x 13.4 x 13.4cm (10 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 5 1/4in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed in rounded rectangle on glazed base: "Sèvres"; incised low on one side: cursive "HG"

This object was produced by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory and designed by Hector Guimard

This object was catalogued by James I. Rambo and donated by Mme. Hector Guimard

A timeline of event horizons

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Vase (France), 1908 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=1 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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