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Vase (France), ca. 1900

This is a Vase. It was manufactured by Daum. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

In 1891, Daum Frères, a prominent glassworks in Nancy, France, operated by brothers Auguste and Antonin Daum, opened a decoration studio to augment their fine glassware. Daum’s chief decorator of 30 years, artist Henri Bergé (French, 1870-1937), made hundreds of watercolor studies from plants in Nancy’s botanical gardens for use by designers at the factory as well as in his teaching. In 1897, a formal drawing school was established at the factory with courses taught by Bergé and fellow designer Jacques Gruber

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Jacob Schiff.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 25.5 x 13.2 cm (10 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Vase (France), ca. 1900; Manufactured by Daum (France); glass; H x diam.: 25.5 x 13.2 cm (10 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Jacob Schiff; 1969-48-1

In addition to Botanical Expressions, this object was previously on display as part of the exhibitions The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource and The Cooper-Hewitt Collection: Glass.

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