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Caryatides, covered vase
designed (1920); manufactured (1928-1937)

glass (colour stained)
(a-b) 20.7 × 18.2 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Wingen-sur-Moder, France
(a) acid etched in inside rim of base: R. Lalique France No 924 (line under o)
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria from the Bequest of Violet Dulieu, Founder Benefactor, 1997
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
In colourless glass, the jar rises from a flat base to a high shoulder. Lid is slightly domed. Body of jar is moulded with eight vertical panels, each in the form of a caryatid. Traces of blue stain.