Christening Bowl

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Christening Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.3.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.4 cm, W: 46.3 cm, D: 37.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with multi-colored inclusions; sixty-four blocks cast with hot-worked inclusions and air traps, cut, polished, assembled. Deep, footed, rectangular basin comprised of twelve cut and polished blocks on each side and corner legs of four stacked blocks; each block has been cast with inclusions and cut, polished and assembled with an adhesive.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nuutajarvi-Notsjo Glasbruk, Source
The Modern Spirit - Glass From Finland
Venue(s)
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1985-10-01 through 1986-01-05
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) illustrated, p. 116, #41; BIB# AI20606
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1987 (1988) p. 6;