This ewer and tumbler were designed by students at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna. The bright yellow polka dots and applied yellow handle on the ewer lend vibrancy and cheer to these functional objects. Explore other examples of brightly colored and brilliantly executed early 20th-century glass in “Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900–1937,” a cooperation of the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO, on view at the Museum through January 7.
Ewer and Tumbler, before 1905. Designed by K. & K. Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule. Blown, hot-worked, etched, and cut glass. H. 17.2 cm, Diam. 8.2 cm.; H. 14.3 cm, Diam. 7.2 cm. MAK, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art (WI 529; WI 575). © MAK/ Kristina Wissik.