Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
75.4.172
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.8 cm, Diam (max): 15.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1915-1930
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Hexagonal mosaic glass canes, principally of four types: (1) transparent pale yellow matrix with opaque white six-pointed star containing five translucent yellow and four opaque light blue rods with square cross-section, arranged in checkerboard pattern; (2) opaque white matrix with colorless six-pointed star containing five translucent light green and four translucent deep blue rods with square cross-section, arranged in checkerboard pattern; (3) translucent deep blue matrix with colorless six-pointed star containing five translucent pale purple and four translucent deep blue rods with square cross-section, arranged in checkerboard pattern; (4) translucent deep blue matrix with five transparent pale yellow and four opaque light blue rods with square-cross section, arranged in checkerboard pattern; also few canes with translucent deep blue matrix and colorless six-pointed star; translucent purple trail on rim. Plain rim consisting of purple trail with upper surface flattened by grinding; wall tapers to mid-point and then curves inward to bottom; flat, narrow base with slight concavity; canes arranged in four uneven concentric zones: at center, extending to about one-third of total height, type (1); above this, usually three but in places two rows of type (2); above this, at one point extending to rim, usually three but in places two rows of type (3); above this most of circumference has one to three rows of type (4), mixed with a few canes with colorless stars.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Glass Works, Corning, Source
1975-10-23
Corning Public Library, Former Collection
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
The History of Steuben Design, 1903-1989
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1989 through 1989
 
Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1985-04 through 1985-10
Davenport Art Gallery 1985-12-01 through 1986-01-12
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 1986-09-21 through 1986-11-09
Walters Art Gallery 1987-02-18 through 1987-04-12
Steuben: Seventy Years of American Glassmaking
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1974-11-17
Corning Museum of Glass 1975-06-01 through 1975-08-24
 
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) illustrated, pp. 34-35; p. 35, fig. 38; BIB# 26765
Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker (1985) illustrated, pp. 62-63, 117, pl. 23, left; BIB# 31168
Steuben: Seventy Years of American Glassmaking (1974) pp. 50-53, ill. col. pl. 4; BIB# 18631
The Glass of Frederick Carder (1971) pl. XIV A; BIB# 27279