Lace Cage

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Lace Cage
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.6.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.8 cm, Diam: 24.8 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: 
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;