Dichroic Bowl

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Object Name: 
Dichroic Bowl
Accession Number: 
70.4.26
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12 cm; Rim Diam: 18.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1969
Primary Description: 
Dichroic Bowl. Colorless and blue, green and brown tinted dichroic glass; blown. Irregular hemispherical shape; rounded rim, four irregular flat oval shape pads of dichroic glass resembling "prunts" applied in overlapping pattern encircling bowl; flattened polished base and pontil, signed on pontil "Labino/ 1969/#102"; near pontil, rectangular paper label with typewritten "102".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Labino, Dominick ((American, 1910-1987)), Source
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2011-11-17 through 2013-01-06
Founders of American Studio Glass: Dominick Labino presents documents selected from Labino’s extensive archive, held by the Rakow Research Library, and glass from the Museum’s collection. Materials range from copies of photographs of Labino’s “smallest engine” to samples of the Johns Manville #475 marbles that studio artists melted in their furnaces. Labino strove to create new colors and to develop forms that express the fluid quality of glass. These goals are evident in his Emergence and Paperweight vase series. His “hot cast” sculptures are represented by sketches for Icosahedron, created for the Mathematical Sciences Building at Bowling Green (Ohio) State University.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-11-17 through 2006-04-02
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2006-07-12 through 2007-01-06
 
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass 2012 (2011-12) illustrated, cover, p. 1;