Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
86.2.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.8 cm, Diam: 21 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Primary Description: 
Translucent black, blue, gray and colorless 24% lead glasses; blown, overlaid, stone wheel cut, sandblasted, acid polished. Heavy thick-walled low bowl comprised of several layers of glass -- from outside to inside: thin black, thick colorless, thin bright blue; thin colorless, thin gray; rim has been sawn then ground into two interlocking bevels slanted in opposite directions; exterior is hand and acid-polished to a matte finish; inside gray layer has overall sandblasted textera through which the blue layer can be perceived; footless base has been ground flat and polished; signed and dated on bottom of base: "Rachel Woodman 1985".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Coleridge of Highgate, Former Collection
1986-04-02
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38;
Double Act (1985-07/08) pp. 16-19;