Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870-1956). <em>Vase</em>, 1912. Glass, 8 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (20.6 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frederick A. McConkey, 2007.67.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.67.1_view1_PS2.jpg)

Vase

Artist:Josef HoffmannJ. Loetz Witwe

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1912

Dimensions: 8 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (20.6 x 8.3 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor

Accession Number: 2007.67.1

Image: 2007.67.1_view1_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tall cylindrical shape that bulges above midpoint. White glass cased in polished black glass. Cut geometric and floral decoration. Lower half divided into long vertical sections that alternate small centered black ovals with elongated diamond shapes with white cut-out centers. Upper half divided into long vertical sections that alternate three thin vertical black lines with dense vine pattern. Black band at rim and foot. Exterior white glass frosted/etched; interior white glass polished.

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