Only Rock & Roll

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Only Rock & Roll
Accession Number: 
94.2.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.3 cm, Diam: 25.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1993
Primary Description: 
Colorless 24% lead glass; blown bubble, rim cut by hand with a diamond router, diamond-wheel engraved. Tear-drop shaped bubble sculpture asymmetrically decorated with six large engraved nude figures (three pairs with clasped hands) in various postures dancing in a circle; tapered end of bubble, where it was broken off of the blow pipe, is cut-out to form an irregular opening following the configuration of heads, shoulders and outstretched arms; bodies are stylized and elongated with some musculature delineated; engraving and cutting are left unpolished; base is left rounded; inscribed along calf of one of the figures: (block letters) "N.W.-Rode(illegible) (script) "Only Rock and Roll" David Prytherch 1993).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Prytherch, David ((b. 1949)), Former Collection
1994-02-22
Color: 
Inscription: 
N. W. -Rhode
Inscription
Signed along one foot and leg of one figure
Only Rock & Roll
Inscription
Signed along one foot and leg of one figure
David Prytherch 1993
Signature and date
Signed along one foot and leg of one figure
Art on Glass
Venue(s)
Economist
Jeanette Hayhurst (Fine Glass)
 
Art On Glass (1994)BIB# 35968