Montlhéry Vase

Maker and role
Artist: René Lalique, French, 1860-1945
ca. 1926
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Object detail

Molded glass
height, 5 1/2in (14cm)
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Jeanne and Irving Mathews Collection of Art Glass
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Further information
With its repeated arcs and crisp edges, René Lalique’s Montlhéry vase exemplifies the Art Deco aesthetic in glass. The name of the vase refers to the town of Montlhéry, site of the famous Autodrome de Montlhéry, an automobile racetrack founded in 1924 near Paris.
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