Mizar

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Object Name: 
Flower Vase
Title: 
Mizar
Accession Number: 
88.3.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 35.1 cm, Diam: 27.1 cm, L: 31.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1982
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent blue/aqua, red, yellow, green, black non-lead glasses; blown, assembled while hot, hot applications. Large vessel loosely based on classical amphora shape; top to bottom: tall, flared collared neck section with thick blue lip wrap with two applied angled loops (aqua and red); neck attaches to bulbous blue body decorated with scattered loops in multiple colors, some attached only to body, others connecting body and neck, and body to wide, slightly conical colorless base with overall mold or tool marks; all colored loops attached with colorless bits.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Memphis Milano, International Design Center, Source
1987-12-30
Category: 
The Past Ten Years of Contemporary Glass (1996) illustrated, p. 606, fig. 5; p. 614; BIB# AI48527
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 146, #247; BIB# 58995
Recent Important Acquisitions, 31 (1989) illustrated, p. 114, #41, left; BIB# AI23357