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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glass and bronze
  • Place Manufactured: Klostermuhle, Bohemia, Austria
  • DATES ca. 1900
    DIMENSIONS 14 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (36.8 x 16.5 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom: etched "LOETZ/AUSTRIA"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.41.5
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION J. Loetz Witwe (1836-1932). Vase, ca. 1900. Glass and bronze, 14 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (36.8 x 16.5 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.41.5. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.41.5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tall molded green cylindrical vase that tapers to a narrow neck with a pronounced flared onion-shaped neck with flared rim. Surface with overall "alligator" effect with some iridescence to lower body. Mounted in a gold-patinated metal stand raised on four double-scrolling feet with two large opposed arms that swell out from base and meet at metal ring around lower neck of vase and then flare out again and meet with clamps at rim. Front and back of mount base with tripartite floral element that curves out and then back to support bottom of vase. Similar tripartite floral forms at sides of neck below rim.
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