Etruscan Chair

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Object Name: 
Chair
Title: 
Etruscan Chair
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.2.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 88 cm, W (max): 47.1 cm, D: 65.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1992
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the assistance of Emanuel and Phyllis Lacher and Sarah M. Hasson
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, with green cast, metallic silver, stainless steel, aluminum; glass is chipped, ground, polished, drilled, assembled with fabricated metal. Straight-backed side chair of glass connected by bent threaded metal rods or tubes and metal fixtures; back of chair and seat are of thick sheet glass with irregular chipped and polished beveled edges; (a) seat section is roughly rectangular with long sides at right angle to back one of long sides is cut almost straight (slight curve) with no chipping; (b) back is smaller than seat, roughly circular with all sides chipped; (g, h) seat and back are joined by two parallel goose-neck curved metal tubes or rods connected to back by oversized hemispherical bolts with (i) thick flat metal disc "washers" fitted through drilled holes in glass and connected on other side by a small flat disc, other ends of curved back supports connected to seat by oversize nuts and disc washers fitted through glass; (c, d) after passing through the glass, the back supports meet and lock into faceted lengths of metal and bolts that top undulating back legs; front legs are placed slightly further apart and connected to seat with same hemispherical/disc bolts as used on back; all four legs are chiseled to points, no feet, tips of legs are protected with small sections of cut black plastic; signature not located.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hasson, Sarah M., Source
1994-06-30
Category: 
Inscription: 
Danny Lane 1992 14/50
signature
Engraved on back edge of seat top in script
Jurors' Choice (New Glass Review 35) (2014) illustrated, p. 85, left;
Campana brothers: complete works (so far) (2010) illustrated, p. 78; BIB# 115554
Stained and Art Glass (2005-11) illustrated, p. 386; BIB# 87455
Artists in Glass: Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass (2001) illustrated, pp. 110-111; BIB# 68766
Recent Important Acquisitions, 37 (1995) illustrated, p. 122, #55; BIB# AI36371
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1994 (1995) p. 14;
Sand + Licht: Danny Lane (1993)BIB# 35500