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International Decorative Art

Art Nouveau Vase (No. 029) with Enamel

Art Nouveau Vase (No. 029) with Enamel

Design Date
c. 1903

Designer
Oliver Baker (1856–1939, English)

Manufacturer
Liberty & Co. (1875–present), London, England

Media
pewter and enamel

Dimensions
9 3/4 x 6 x 4 1/4 inches

This Oliver Baker vase is inspired by a flower, with a swelling stem, a bowl shaped like an opening tulip and tendril-like handles. The naturalistic, botanic-inspired design of this vase is characteristic of Art Nouveau design, which used plant-inspired motifs and curves. Arthur Lasenby Liberty (founder of Liberty & Co.) commissioned Art Nouveau metalwork, including this design, to sell along with other household items at his London store.

Not currently on view

Markings
Bottom marked, "029 TUDRIC 4"

Credit Line
Collection Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

Accession Number
CG0133

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