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"Royal Flemish" Vase

A work made of partially gilded and painted blown mold glass.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of partially gilded and painted blown mold glass.

Date:

1889/95

Artist:

Mount Washington Glass Company
American, 1837–1958
New Bedford, MA

About this artwork

Royal Flemish was, like most art glass, intended for cabinet display. Modeled after Near Eastern or Moorish forms, this vase is embellished with matte color planes outlined in gold and punctuated with dazzling decorative schemes.

Status

On View, Gallery 176

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Mount Washington Glass Works (Maker)

Title

"Royal Flemish" Vase

Place

New Bedford (Object made in)

Date

c. 1889–1895

Medium

Partially gilded and painted blown mold glass

Dimensions

H.: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Through prior acquisitions of Rowena Marsh Abbott, Kate L. Brewster, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Castle, Emma B. Hodge, Mrs. Potter Palmer II, Edward Kendall Rogers, Jerome and Irene Schultz, and Mr. and Mrs. William Swartchild Jr.

Reference Number

2002.20

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