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Laurence Vail. Bottle. 1945

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Laurence Vail (American, 1891–1968)

1945. Glass bottle and stopper encrusted with shells, glass, barnacles, coral, and metal, 13 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 5 5/8" (34.8 x 22.4 x 14.3 cm). Gift of Peggy Guggenheim

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.


The artist. Until 1945
Peggy Guggenheim (the artist's wife). Acquired from the artist, 1945
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Peggy Guggenheim, 1965

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