Bowl with Abstract Decoration

Object Name: 
Bowl with Abstract Decoration

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Abstract Decoration
Accession Number: 
99.3.51
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.3 cm, Diam (max): 32.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1956
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Steinberg Foundation
Web Description: 
Designs for Czech glass after 1945 are widely respected for their originality and innovation. Like mid-century Italian and Scandinavian glass, Czech glass was influenced by contemporary art. What distinguishes Czech glass of the period, however, is the artists’ treatment of glass as a medium for abstract painting and sculpture. Abstraction in the fine arts was not permitted by the Czechoslovak communist government.
Department: 
Provenance: 
The Steinberg Foundation, Source
1999-12-29
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
SF / 412
Label
Side
C / B / 56
Signature and date
Inner edge
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, enamel; blown, acid etched, enameled. Circular rim tapering down to smaller circular base. Walls divided into 4 wedges, 2 yellow with black triangular shapes and 2 with triangular black shapes connected to another across from it with black line.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-05-16 through 2002-10-21
National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library 2003-02-28 through 2003-09-28
Corning Incorporated Gallery