Gold-Ruby Vase

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Object Name: 
Gold-Ruby Vase
Accession Number: 
70.4.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.2 cm, Diam (max): 11.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1969
Primary Description: 
Vase. Transparent gold ruby glass at top, fading to light amber at bottom with random cased tentacle pulls of green and dark brown beginning at bottom and moving toward top; blown. Spherical shape; polished base and pontil mark; scratch-engraved inscription on base: "Labino/#88 1969".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Labino, Dominick ((American, 1910-1987)), Source
Material: 
Inscription: 
Labino/#88 1969
signature
Scratched on base
Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design
Venue(s)
Museum of Modern Art 2011-10-12 through 2012-01-15
Memorial Art Gallery of The University of Rochester 2012-02-25 through 2012-05-20
Crafting Modernism covers a 25-year period that begins with the craftsman-designers of the 1940s and 1950s, and concludes in 1969 with innovative works that upended traditional concepts of craft, and included humor, psychological content, and social commentary in provocative and unique works of art.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-11-17 through 2006-04-02
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2006-07-12 through 2007-01-06
 
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Venue(s)
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass 2012 (2011-12) illustrated, p. 12;
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, p. 145; BIB# 128671
Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American art and design (2011) illustrated, p. 263 no. 201; BIB# 124232
Modern and contemporary art glass (2006) illustrated, slide 27 (left); BIB# 130418
All About Glass = Garasu Daihyakka (1993) p. 200; BIB# 36566
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 220-221, pl. 102; BIB# 33819
Appointments 1982 (1981) illustrated, p. 30; BIB# 67110
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 89, #88 (top); BIB# 21161
Dominick Labino (1980) illustrated
Glassmaking: America's First Industry (1976) illustrated, p. 32, fig. 31; BIB# 28025