3227 14th Ave Oakland, CA 94602 United States 510.501.4020
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$ 3,500

French Art Deco Glass and Chrome Streamlined vase by Riecke

Documentation Signed
Period 1920-1949
W. 8 in; H. 15.75 in; D. 2 in;
W. 20.32 cm; H. 40.01 cm; D. 5.08 cm;
Description Modernist Art Deco vase, fashioned of heavy etched glass with chrome accents. Sold through the legendary La Coupole Restaurant in Paris. La Coupole was founded in 1927 and once a leading center of artistic life. This glass vessel bears the signature of the artist A.Riecke, a Russian who lived and worked in Paris in 1937, the name and date are etched in the glass as part of the decorative detail.

La Coupole is now the epitome of the grand Paris brasserie in Montparnasse. Former patrons included Josephine Baker, Henry Miller, Dalí, Calder, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Picasso. Some of the artists painted on the columns or added their creations to the decor.
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Modern
Dealer Reference Number 2937
Incollect Reference Number 383951
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