Chartreuse Pair

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Object Name: 
Chartreuse Pair
Accession Number: 
(A) Pitcher H: 76 cm, W: 15 cm; (A) Pitcher Foot Diam: 13.5 cm; (B) Vessel H: 38 cm, W: 24.4 cm, Diam (max): 19.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mike and Annie Belkin
Web Description: 
Marioni works with traditional Venetian glassblowing and decorating techniques in original and inventive ways. Using pop, comic-book colors paired with classical forms, he has developed several series of blown glass vessels that look contemporary while they also pay homage to the tradition and history of Italian glass. One of the forms in this Pair is the becco di oca (goose-beak) pitcher, a popular Italian shape with an ancient Etruscan heritage. The footed cup is derived from the shape of the ancient Greek kylix, a two-handled ceramic drinking vessel.
Belkin, Mike, Source
Belkin, Annette, Source
Primary Description: 
Vessels, "Chartreuse Pair". Colorless, opaque yellow green and various shades of orange glass; blown, applied, tooled, assembled; (A) attenuated to pitcher shape in yellow green with orange band at rim, neck, base, orange stem and handle. (B) attenuated two handled vessel; thistle-like bowl with two large curving handles rising from near base atop merese and tall trumpet stem/foot; orange band at rim and edge of foot, handles orange as is merese between bowl and stem.
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-03-08 through 2004-10-31
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2005-02-11 through 2005-07-30
Contemporary Glass Vessels: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2015) illustrated, p. 24, 160-161 (fig. 31, plate 57); BIB# 149403
Celebrate Glass! (2005-06-24) illustrated
The Gather (2004) illustrated, p. 2;
A Tour of Renaissance Europe Through Glass (2004) illustrated, p. 5;