Big Red Cylinder

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Object Name: 
Enameled Cylinder
Title: 
Big Red Cylinder
Accession Number: 
90.3.3
Dimensions: 
H: 51.7 cm, D: 27.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1989
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, white enamel base, red, gold, black coloration; blown blank, painted with fine white enamel and fired to 600 degrees C., then painted again and fired two more times, sandblasted, painted with gold lustre and fired to 600, last firing with tin-ash-oxyd to 630 degrees. Tall, deep, straight-walled, thinly-blown lipless cylinder with slightly uneven top edge; body has overall abstract enameled decoration of diagonal lines wrapping in opposite directions from top and base and overlapping in the middle; scattered masked areas revealing uncolored glass; slightly iridized overall matte surface; slighly concave base, no pontil; inscribed: "Isgard Moje-Wohlgemuth HT 1989-S".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Moje-Wohlgemuth, Isgard ((German, b. East Prussia, 1941)), Source
1990-01-18
Exhibition of German Craft
Venue(s)
Jacob Javitz Center 1989 through 1989
Deutsches Kunsthandwerk
Venue(s)
Sonderschau 1989 through 1989
 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 33 (1991) illustrated, p. 111, #46; BIB# AI27386
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1990 (1991) p. 6;