Fish Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Title: 
Fish Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.4.2
Dimensions: 
H: 9.8 cm, D: 23 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1982
Primary Description: 
Blue and green tinted pate-de-verre; cast. Bowl form with solid, flared pedestal foot; flat irregularly polished rim; fish molded, inside bowl, in full round appears to swim upright with lower portion of body fused to bottom of bowl; with black eyes, pectoral fins extended, and mouth open; two black spots, one above each pectoral fin; three fish are moulded on outside wall of bowl, each with open mouth; vein of black glass encircles the bowl running through the center of each fish; signed upside down above base: "anderson/82682".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Anderson, Doug (American, b. 1952), Source
1982-09-23
Inscription: 
anderson/082682
signature
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 75, 96, pl. 123; BIB# 33046
Recent Important Acquisitions, 26 (1984) illustrated, p. 149, #42; BIB# AI13534
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1983 (1984) illustrated, pp. 5-6;