Becher

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Title: 
Becher
Accession Number: 
85.3.63
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13 cm, Diam: 12.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1983
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass overlaid with black, white, yellow, brown and blue decoration; flameworked, tooled. Bucket shape; flared rim trimmed at outer edge and at collared neck with two opaque black wraps which enclose a band covered with extremely fine white lip wrapping; straight-walled body completely covered with a fine decoration of two large double- hooked spirals of blue, white and brown formed of very narrow pulled wraps laid over a background of pale translucent yellow; base of body edged in black then turns and narrows quickly forming a hollow foot with concave base covered in same narrow white wrap as flared rim; base ring slightly ground; "break off" of rod left unfinished; signed on base: "M. Klering 83".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Source
1985-07-23
Color: 
Inscription: 
M. Klering 83
signature
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16
Zweiter Coburger Glaspreis fur moderne Glasgestaltung in Europa, 1985
Venue(s)
Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg 1985-07-14 through 1985-10-13
 
Arte de vidriocontemporaneo usando el soplete (2006) illustrated, p. 39;
Contemporary Lampworking: A Practical guide to Shaping Glass in the Flame (1997) illustrated, p.153;