A - Black Form

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
A - Black Form
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.4.35
Dimensions: 
H: 20.1 cm, D: 9.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kurland/Summers Gallery
Primary Description: 
Vessel, "A" Black Form ("Contiguous Fragment Black" series). Opaque black, orange, cobalt blue non-lead glasses; blown, hot "pick-up" shard decoration, sandblasted, acid-etched. Heavy walled opaque black vessel with thick, narrow, rounded, lipless opening; short neck blending directly into rounded shoulder, straight cylindrical body tapering to narrow base; body decorated on one side with vertical abstract shard decoration in layers of orange and cobalt blue, sandblasted and carved to imitate the marquetry technique, opposite wall has single central horizontal, roughly rectangular shard of cobalt over orange; walls taper to narrow base mirroring shoulder angles; overall acid-etching giving matte finish; solid base ground and polished flat, no pontil; inscribed in script near base: "Joel Philip Myers 1980".
Department: 
Series: 
Contiguous Fragment Black
Provenance: 
Kurland/Summers Gallery, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
West Bridge Exhibit
Title Unknown (Kurland/Summers Gallery)
Venue(s)
Kurland/Summers Gallery 1988-11-10 through 1988-12-03
 
Title Unknown (Habatat Galleries)
Venue(s)
Habatat Galleries, Detroit 1980 through 1980
Recent Important Acquisitions, 32 (1990) illustrated, p. 204, #40; BIB# AI74245
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1989 (1990) p. 5;