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VASE WITH CORNFLOWERS

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The vase is comprised of two blue corn flowers each on a stem in gold with three slender leaves in gold that join to forms a single stem as it enters the water in a clear rock crystal vase. Each flower has five petals with eight points. Plain vase is urn shaped bulging below, ring foot. Brown stamens are attached to base of flowers which is criss crossed and tinged green. Stems swivel somewhat.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
VASE WITH CORNFLOWERS
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- crystal
Made in:
RUSSIA (?)
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
16.8 × 3.5 cm (6 5/8 × 1 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.239.1-2
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 1981
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"