Commemorative Vase Celebrating 400 Years of Glassmaking in Stourbridge, 1612-2012

Title: 
Commemorative Vase Celebrating 400 Years of Glassmaking in Stourbridge, 1612-2012

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Commemorative Vase Celebrating 400 Years of Glassmaking in Stourbridge, 1612-2012
Accession Number: 
2012.2.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.2 cm, Diam (max): 15.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2012
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruskin Centre
Primary Description: 
Vase, "Commemorative Vase Celebrating 400 Years of Glassmaking in Stourbridge, 1612-2012". Transparent purple and colorless glass, multicolored Paradise paints; blown, painted, cased. Cylindrical vase rounded slightly at bottom and tapering slightly toward rim. Interior layer of vase made of transparent purple glass decorated with painted inscriptions and images, including: the Red House Glass Cone/Ruskin Glass Centre, Corning Glass Works, The Corning Museum of Glass, and The Broadfield House Glass Museum, and various references to The Portland Vase. Vase is cased in thick layer of colorless glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ruskin Glass Centre, Source
2012
to
2012-12-28
Material: 
Inscription: 
5TH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASS STOURBRIDGE 2012 ~ 3RD GLASS FEST 2012 CORNING
inscription
Painted around rim
CRYSTAL MILE
inscription
Painted above image of Red House Glass Cone/Ruskin Glass Centre
GLASS / QUARTER
inscription
Painted between portrait of man and image of book
1903
inscription
Painted beside portrait of man
THE 2012 / PORTLAND / VASE / PROJECT [illegible text] / GRAHAM FISHER MBE / [illegible text]
inscription
Painted in image of book
RED HOUSE GLASS CONE NEW DIAL GLASS WORKS / 1790 1788 1788 / ENTER
inscription
Painted in image of Red House Glass Cone/Ruskin Glass Center
CORNING GLASS WORKS 1868
inscription
Painted in image of Corning Glass Works
LITTLE / JOE / 1912
inscription
Painted in image of Little Joe tower
1951
inscription
Painted beside image of Corning Museum of Glass
RICHARD P GOLDING / THE / BRITISH / MUSEUM / ROMAN CAMEO GLASS / PAUL ROBERTS, WILLIAM GUDENRATH / VERONICA TATTON-BROWN / AND DAVID WHITEHOUSE
inscription
Painted in image of Roman Cameo Glass book
430 (DG) / RED ST
inscription
Painted beside image of Roman Cameo Glass book and within image of Corning Museum of Glass
SONY / [illegible numbers]
inscription
Painted in image of cell phone
1980 / BROADFIELD HOUSE / GLASS MUSEUM / CHARLES R. HAJDAMACH / BARBARA P. BEADMAN
inscription
Painted in image of Broadfield House
CRYSTAL / CITY
inscription
Painted above image of Corning Glass Works
MAKING IN STOURBRIDGE 1612-2012 CELEBRATING 400 YEARS OF GLASS
inscription
Painted around edge of base
RUSKIN GLASS CENTRE / 2011/12
inscription
Painted beneath Roman Cameo Glass book
Vic Bamforth / 19/8/2012 / 'FROM STOURBRIDGE / TO CORNING' / 1/1
signature
Engraved on base
STOURBRIDGE GLASSBLOWING / STUDIO / VB2012
signature
Painted beside image of Little Joe tower