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Vase: C.5-1977

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Gallé, Emile (Glassmaker)


Blue glass, cased in orange and brown, and cut. Ovoid standing on a footring. The body is shaded from deep blue at the base to pale blue at the top. The overlay is cut with an assymetrical design of pine branches and cones. On one side is carved the signature 'Gallé'.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Napier Duplicates Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.6 cm
Height: 27.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nancy ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1977-03-07) by Garfit, Brian, Mrs


Late 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1890

School or Style

Art Nouveau

Components of the work

Parts composed of orange glass blue glass Decoration

Techniques used in production

Blowing : Blue blown glass, cased in orange and brown, and carved

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GaLLÉ
  • Location: On one side
  • Method of creation: Carved
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1977
Primary reference Number: 27620
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 April 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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