Lace Cage

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Lace Cage
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.6.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.1 cm, Diam: 24.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1990
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent and opaque amethyst non-lead glasses; blown, pâte de verre (applied with a pastry tube), sandblasted. Blown hemispherical colorless vessel partially overlaid with amethyst, surrounded (starting just below slightly narrowed, flat rim) with raised latticework "cage" connected to vessel by short struts (producing slight indentations where attached to vessel), cage is opaque amethyst and irregular, applied in three bands connected by thin verticals in herringbone pattern, on two opposite walls cage is "cut-out" leaving V-shaped undecorated areas; slightly flattened base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Source
1991-02-19
Category: 
From the Fire: Contemporary Glass
Venue(s)
Cameron Art Museum 2017-03-11 through 2017-08-27
The exhibition, organized by the Cameron Art Museum and curated by Holly Tripman Fitzgerald (Chief Curator), will include loans from private collections; the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA; as well as loans from the permanent collection of the Cameron Art Museum. Opening during the 55th anniversary of the studio glass movement, From the Fire: Contemporary Glass will explore the influence of North Carolina resident Harvey Littleton and the current innovative processes and artists in contemporary glass. The exhibition will include work by Littleton, in addition to other artists, and will be held in the Cameron Art Museum, Brown Wing.
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
 
Glass Japan
Venue(s)
Heller Gallery 1991-02-02 through 1991-02-24
Glass '90 in Japan
 
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) p. 10;