Figure of a Glassblower

Object Name: 
Figure of a Glassblower

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Object Name: 
Figure of a Glassblower
Accession Number: 
52.4.324
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.5 cm, L: 15.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1938
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Carder
Primary Description: 
Figure of a Glassblower. Figure of a Glassblower. Translucent and transparent very heavy bubbly "frosted" glass; "mold-cast" (lost wax process). Glassblower with bare upper body holding a (metal) blow-pipe with an attached gather of glass; signed: "F. Carder 1938".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carder, Frederick ((American, born United Kingdom, 1863-1963)), Source
1952-03
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
F. Carder 1938
signature
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
 
The Glass of Frederick Carder
Venue(s)
Renwick Gallery 1971-12 through 1972-04
Pilkington Glass Museum 1972-06 through 1972-12