Isaac's Pommeter

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Isaac's Pommeter
Accession Number: 
2003.3.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 110.1 cm, Diam (max): 29.3cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1997
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barry Friedman Ltd., New York
Primary Description: 
Blown soda-lime glass and flameworked and blown borosilicate glass, enamel transfers, gold foil. a)stand: tall rod with domed foot. b)gilded balance bar c)Colorless "basket" d)apple, colorless glass; enameled and scratched e)flat rectangular piece of glass marked with graduations and designs of a tomato, lemon, radiation symbols, 2 dragons, prayer hands and a picture with Mary, Jesus and St. John at the bottom. Hanging from the bottom of the rectangular piece is a gilded finger.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Barry Friedman Ltd., Source
2003
Color: 
Inscription: 
R Meitner 98 E.D.
Signature and date
Engraved Bottom of a) stand
Masters of Studio Glass: Richard Craig Meitner
Venue(s)
Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary Art 2010-07-17 through 2011-06-19
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
West Bridge Exhibit
 
Richard Meitner: Cold Fusion
Venue(s)
Museum Boerhaave
Richard Meitner (2001) pl. 61; BIB# 70404
Richard Meitner in Museum Boerhaave: Cold Fusion (1997) illustrated, p. 20; BIB# 72144