Pale green, shallow bowl on wide tapered pedestal base with occlusions of white flowers with yellow and white centers and dark green stems and dark blue leaves "floating" in solid glass. Ground pontil.
Against a white ground, with widely spaced rectangles of gray-blue and gray-umber broken by the margin, are printed large bouquets of imaginary flowers arranged in vases and urns. Printed to simulate an ink drawing with details in pale red, yellow, blue, green and gray. One full and one half bouquet to the width. Straight repeat, drop match.
Machine Printed Frieze by MH Birge & Sons, 1900–15 | Collection of Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2005-27-10. 21'3"x22-1/16". Art nouveau-style design. Large-scale yellow poppies on green stems printed on white ground. Design repeats vertically and would need to be cut apart to work as frieze.
Volks-Zeitung Vase, Designed by Hilda Jesser (Austrian, 1894-1985); Austria, ca. 1932. Enameled copper; Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion, 1993-134-16 The People’s Vase | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum