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Vase (France), 1908

This is a Vase. It was designed by Hector Guimard and produced by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1908 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled A Vase Designed by a Distinguished, But Forgotten Man.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard and catalogued by James I. Rambo. It is credited Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.

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"

Cite this object as

Vase (France), 1908; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942, active Paris, France, 1885–1929); glazed porcelain; H x W x D: 27 x 13.4 x 13.4cm (10 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 5 1/4in.); Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard; 1948-114-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Passion for the Exotic: Iridescence and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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