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Object ID #907130337

This is a Bowl. It was designed by René Lalique. It is dated 1931. Its medium is glass.

Both this bowl and necklace feature a row of parakeets. René Lalique repeatedly featured birds in tablewares, lamps, jewelry, hood ornaments, statuary, and more. He finished his work to a high quality standard, employing polishing and wheel-carving to enhance the sophistication of his molded and pressed designs.

It is credited Lent by The Cleveland Museum of Art, Anonymous Gift, 2009.457.

  • Oran Vase, ca. 1930
  • glass.
  • Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection.
  • 1975-32-8
  • Gros Scarabées Vase, 1923
  • mold-blown and acid-etched glass, silver.
  • Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection.
  • 1975-32-7

Its dimensions are

10.5 x 25 cm (4 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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