Tourbillons [Whirlwinds] Vase, 1926
This is a Vase. It was designed by Suzanne Lalique and production directed by René Lalique and made for René Lalique. It is dated 1926 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is pressed, carved, acid-etched and enameled glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Among the French objects on view at the Exposition of Modern French Decorative Art at Lord & Taylor in 1928 was Suzanne and René Lalique’s Tourbillons vase, with a faceted glass surface created through mass-production pressing and hand-carving. This vase, here accented with black enamel, represented a new vision and technique in decorative glass.
This object was
It is credited
Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 20.1 x 17.5 cm (7 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
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Tourbillons [Whirlwinds] Vase, 1926; Designed by Suzanne Lalique (French, 1892–1989); France; pressed, carved, acid-etched and enameled glass; H x diam.: 20.1 x 17.5 cm (7 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor; 1969-20-1
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