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"Gazelle"

Designer:
Sidney Biehler Waugh (American, Amherst, Massachusetts 1904–1963 New York)
Manufacturer:
Corning Glass Works, Steuben Division (Corning, New York)
Date:
1935
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H. 7-1/4 × Dia. 7 in. (18.4 × 17.8 cm) 9.9 lb (4.5 kg)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1935
Accession Number:
35.94.1ab
Not on view
Elegant Art Deco gazelles run around the periphery of this bowl, creating a sense of movement that recalls that of ancient Greek red and black painted vases. Attic painted vases from the sixth century b.c. in particular were often decorated with friezes of running animals or athletes.
Inscription: Signed (on bowl): Sidney Waugh
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 16, 2000–January 7, extended to February 4, 2001, unnumbered cat. (p. 41).

Newport Beach, Calif. Orange County Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 25–August 19, 2001, unnumbered cat.

Flint, Mich. Flint Institute of Arts. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," September 14–December 16, 2001, unnumbered cat.

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," January 11–April 7, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Charlotte, N. C. Mint Museum of Craft and Design. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 3–July 28, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," August 23–November 17, 2002, unnumbered cat.

London. Victoria and Albert Museum. "Art Deco 1910–1939," March 27–July 20, 2003, unnumbered cat.

Toronto. Royal Ontario Museum. "Art Deco 1910–1939," September 15, 2003–January 4, 2004, unnumbered cat.

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Art Deco 1910–1939," March 13–July 5, 2004, unnumbered cat.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Art Deco 1910–1939," September 19, 2004–January 9, 2005, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Classic/Fantastic: Selections from the Modern Design Collection," December 21, 2007–April 5, 2009, no catalogue.

C. Louise Avery. "Examples of Steuben Glass." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 30 (October 1935), p. 193, ill.

Jane Adlin in "'Ars Vitraria': Glass in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 59 (Summer 2001), p. 62, ill. (color).



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