Big Purple and Blue Lace

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Big Purple and Blue Lace
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.4.120
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25 cm, D: 15.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1981
Primary Description: 
Vase, "Big Purple and Blue Lace". Aquamarine and purple tinted glass; blown, engraved, and then blown and hot-worked in a technique similar to graal. Blown outer vessel is diamond-engraved with pattern on the inside, bubble of glass then blown inside of the outer vessel and the combined pieces are hot-worked. Ovoid shape with tapering conical neck; flat polished rim; aquamarine neck; purple body with pattern of vertical rows of irregular elongated bubbles divided by rows of smaller bubbles; pattern ends just below centerline of vessel; flat polished base and pontil area; signed above base "Meredith Wenzel 1981.", in script.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Source
1981-07-13
Material: 
Inscription: 
Meredith Wenzel 1981.
signature
above base in script
Title Unknown (Heller Gallery)
Venue(s)
Heller Gallery 1982 through 1982
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1981 (1982) p. 5;