Art Deco Vase
Date ca. 1927-1930
Manufacturer:Verreries du Centre
Designer:Leon Mairesse, Belgian, 1903-1985
Dimensions Overall: 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm) Overall, Rim: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm) Base: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Medium Blown glass, acid-etched, and enameled
Credit Line Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
Description Slightly flaring cylindrical vase of clear, acid-cut cameo and enameled glass. Art Deco style cubist leaf rim border. Enameled with greens and a central design of four deer in black and white. Polished pontil.
Published ReferencesCappa, 100 ANS D'ART VERRIER EN EUROPE, 1983 Luxembourg Exhibition, p. 358.
Inscriptions Marked on bottom: "De Backer-Van Camp Bruxelles" and in relief lower side: "VERCENTRE" and "IMAU--E" (?).
Current Location Chrysler Museum of Art, Gallery 119, Case 58
Object Label Verreries du Centre Design by Leon Mairesse Belgian (1903-1985) Art Deco Vase, ca. 1927-1930 Blown glass, acid-etched, and enameled Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. 72.41
Object Number 72.41