Nov 25, 2019
Nov 25, 2019
Nov 25, 2019

Jack-in-the-Pulpit Vase

Jack-in-the-Pulpit Vase

c. 1900–1920

manufacturer

Quezal Art Glass and Decorating Company

(American, 1901–1924)

Blown glass

30.5 x 20.3 cm (12 x 8 in.)

Gift of June Greenwald 2019.244

Location

Did you know?

The Quezal Art Glass and Decorating Company was named after a rare breed of South American bird, the quetzal, known for its colorful iridescent plumage.

Description

The Quezal Art Glass and Decorating Company was begun by former employees of Louis Comfort Tiffany as a rival operation in 1902. With its expressive form and brilliant golden iridescence, this vase represents the finest work produced by the Queens, New York, company in the Art Nouveau style.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Glass
Medium: 
Blown glass

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