Burial Box Type II-Rose

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Burial Box Type II-Rose
Accession Number: 
79.4.120
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.9 cm, W: 13.4 cm, L: 11.5
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts
Web Description: 
Ben Tré’s sculptures, which often take the form of vessels, are inspired by elements of architecture and industry, such as columns, heavy stone fragments, ancient monoliths, and machine parts.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ben Tre, Howard (American, b. 1949), Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Primary Description: 
Amber glass; cast. Multi-sided heavy walled box; two flanges on each of the longer sides which resemble, in cross section, truncated triangles surmounted by rectangles; the two ends of the box are of a similar shape; interior cross section is an elongated hexagon; object rests on a pedestal base of same shape as its interior; signed on base "BEN TRE/ 2/78".
New Glass: Selections from a Worldwide Survey
Venue(s)
SUNY, Cortland 1986-01-24 through 1986-02-21
Title Unknown (Residence of the United States Ambassador)
Venue(s)
Spaso House 1985-05 through 1991-06
(Residence of the United States Ambassador), Moscow, USSR
 
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1979 through 1979
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Renwick Gallery
Toledo Museum of Art
Recent Important Acquisitions, 22 (1980) illustrated, p. 102, #58;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1979 (1980) p. 6;
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey (1979) illustrated, p. 50, #18; BIB# 20603