Candy

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Candy
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 80 cm, D(max): 14.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1976
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ulla Forsell
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white, translucent yellow; pre-formed elements, each made by applying colors to gather of colorless and casing, inflating, and manipulating it, assembled while hot. "Candy". Tower-like sculpture consisting of six superimposed, pre-formed elements, five of which (1-4 and 6) are decorated with two contiguous spirals, one white and the other yellow, making over-all pattern (from top to bottom): (1) egg-shaped element, surmounted by free-standing form with two colorless ring-shaped trails, one above the other, from which emerges curved rod, rounded at tip, also decorated with white and yellow spirals and with two flat, oval "wings" of colorless cased with white; (2) bowl-shaped element, with rim bent inward and downward and wall that curves inward, straightens at mid-point, and then curves in at bottom; (3) cylindrical element, with vertical wall that curves in at top and bottom; (4) shorter cylindrical element with slightly "waisted" profile, similar to (2); (5) similar to (4), but taller and with straighter side, decorated with yellow, only, which covers most of surface; (6) inverted bowl-shaped element, similar to (2).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Forsell, Ulla ((b. 1944)), Source
1978-03-27
Inscription: 
Ulla Forsell-77
signature
Contemporary Glass (1976, v. 1) (1976-1978) illustrated, #35; BIB# 21922