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Glass Holder

Decorative Arts

On View: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Silver, glass
  • Place Manufactured: Geislingen, Germany
  • DATES ca. 1900
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 59.203.2a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Jeanette Praeger
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One of two silver(?) glass holders with, in each case, two female heads and long flowing tresses forming an interlace pattern. Plain molded convex base, simple ear handles. The design is in the Art Nouveau style. Simple glasses (a) fitting the holders (b) are probable replacements. (Marvin D. Schwarts, 05-15-62)
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