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Decorative Arts

  • Place Manufactured: Kalmar, Sweden
  • DATES ca. 1965
    DIMENSIONS 8 x 5 1/4 x 3 in. (20.3 x 13.3 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom of vase: etched: "ORRESFORS LANDBERG 3161[?]" Affixed to front bottom of vase: printed blue and silver company label: "ORRESFORS/SWEDEN"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.41.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Orrefors Glasbruk (founded 1898). Vase, ca. 1965. Glass, 8 x 5 1/4 x 3 in. (20.3 x 13.3 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.41.1. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.41.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Upright rectangular thick-walled vase with inward curving sides at base. Front bottom etched with male figure in Renaissance garb seen from the back, with right leg of figure raised on abbreviated steps seen in profile, and proper right arm of figure outstretched. On upper back of vase, etched female figure in long billowing gown standing on balcony with railings against an arch and large leafy design below.
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