Diatreta Bowl with Cover

Object Name: 
Diatreta Bowl with Cover

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Object Name: 
Diatreta Bowl with Cover
Accession Number: 
53.4.38
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.7 cm, D: 21.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1953
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Carder
Primary Description: 
Diatreta Bowl with Cover. Colorless and transparent mottled amethyst lead glasses with choloidal gold dichroic inclusions; cire perdue technique. (a) Circular upper rim; inverted dome-shape body with three symmetrically placed horses' heads above and encircling frieze of panels of circles divided by vertical pillars in the diatreta style; solid cylindrical base with three vertical pillars; wheel-engraved on base: "F Carder 1953". (b) Low profile conical shape cover with lattice work of circles and grooved angular pillars with a flower below each pillar; angel-like finial; inverted conical lower rim; wheel-engraved by rim: "F Carder 1953".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carder, Frederick ((American, born United Kingdom, 1863-1963)), Source
1953
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
F Carder 1953
signature
wheel engraved base
F Carder 1953
signature
wheel engraved by rim
Particle Theories: International Pate de Verre and Other Cast Glass Granulations
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 2005-04 through 2006-01
Brilliance in glass: the lost wax sculpture of Frederick Carder
Venue(s)
Rockwell Museum
 
Brilliance in Glass: the lost wax sculpture of Frederick Carder (1993) illustrated, pl. 7, p. 25; BIB# 35666
La Pate de Verre (1984) pp. 178-179, #244; BIB# 31110