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The "Gazelle Gazette" is a Carder Steuben Club Newsletter that is initially delivered as an email and is maintained by Alan Shovers. This section provides an archive of the Gazelle Gazette Newsletter postings. If you would like to submit a Newsletter posting or have your email address added to Alan's address list, please email it to Alan Shovers.


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The Jazz Age

Posting Number 2764   Date: 08/01/17     Return to Posting List

Thank you Helaine Fendelman for calling attention to the Jazz Age exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in NYC.

"The first major museum exhibition to focus on American taste during the creative explosion of the 1920s, The Jazz Age is a multi-media experience of more than 400 examples of interior design, industrial design, decorative art, jewelry, fashion, and architecture, as well as related music and film. Giving full expression to the decades diversity and dynamism, The Jazz Age defines the American spirit of the period." The exhibit runs through August 30.

One of the 400 examples is the following from Frederick Carder.

Pair Of Candelabra And A Single Place Setting, ca. 192930

Designed by Frederick Carder

Manufactured by Steuben Glass Works

black glass with green overlay

Private Midwest collection

Contrasted color with jet black was a popular motif in fashion as well as decorative design in the 1920s, as evident in this line of glass designed by Frederick Carder and produced by the Steuben Glass factory in Corning, New York, about 1929.

Picture and label credit to Cooper Hewitt


Images:
Click to view image one: Jazz Age Photo.jpg

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