Archaic Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase in Metal Stand
Title: 
Archaic Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.4.145
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20 cm, Diam: 25.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass, Inc. Design Department
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, fabricated metal stand. Deep conical vessel (medium of three) with slightly-flared fire-polished rim, body gradually stepped in three almost evenly-sized sections descending towards softly pointed base, no pontil; vessel rests at lower edge of mid-section within circular three-legged support (formed of single ring solid "rod" framework with joints wrapped in criss-crossed wire, legs have flattened "feet"); inscribed on outside of glass at resting point of mount top edge: "NO. ONE (in script) Michael Graves '89".
Department: 
Series: 
Archaic Vessels
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Steuben at Home (1992) pp. 100-101;