Half Red

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Bowl and Base
Title: 
Half Red
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.4.9
Dimensions: 
H (with base): 14.5 cm, W: 20.1 cm, (without base): 12.3
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1982
Primary Description: 
Colorless, purple, orange and brown glass; blown, sandblasted, drilled, enameled, cemented. Bowl shape. (a) Rounded rim; two half-hemispheres conjoined and cemented; one half with matte, purple enamel interior surface; this half slightly larger than its counterpart; several holes sandblasted and/or drilled into cut edge which is cemented to counterpart half-hemisphere; counterpart half has four stripes sandblasted into outer surface with brown enamel surfaces; inner surface of this half has eleven four sided holes sandblasted into surface; each hole with orange enamel surface and enamel dots arranged along one edge; a hole is drilled into the base of each hole; signed on base of purple half, "Concetta Mason 1982/SE #259/HAIF RED"; sticker on base "39-6/800"; above signed area of base, a rectangular impression (tool mark?). (b) Circular plastic bas with off- center concave impression on top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Source
1983-02-21
Inscription: 
Concetta Mason 1982/SE #259/Half Red
signature
Carder and Revivalism
Venue(s)
Rockwell Museum 1985-05-09 through 1985-11-01