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1902

  • Work on this object began.

1907

  • Work on this object ended.

1970

1984

  • We acquired this object.

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Vase (USA)

This is a Vase. It was designed by Jacques Sicard. We acquired it in 1984. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

The popularity of Tiffany’s iridescent glass and ceramics prompted potter Samuel Weller to hire Jacques Sicard, a pupil of the French ceramicist Clément Massier, to develop iridescent wares for his Ohio-based firm in 1902. Sicard and his assistant Henri Gellie, also from France, worked in secrecy to develop their glaze formula for the successful ceramics line called Sicardo.

  • Vase
  • glass.
  • Bequest of Joseph L. Morris.
  • 1966-55-9-b

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Vase, ca. 1895
  • mouth-blown favrile glass.
  • Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection.
  • 1975-32-9

Cite this object as

Vase (USA); Designed by Jacques Sicard (French, 1865–1923); glazed earthenware; 1984-84-26

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