Orange Fleck Flash

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Object Name: 
Bottle Vase
Title: 
Orange Fleck Flash
Accession Number: 
79.2.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31 cm, Diam: 30.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1978
Primary Description: 
Colorless opaque and transparent yellow, translucent orange and dark gray-green non-lead glasses; blown, overlaid, applied surface decoration, iridized. Large, slightly pcompressed globular form, with short, bulbous neck; the rim polished; thick colorless layer encasing a thin yellow layer, trailed and manipulated swirling band of metallic gray-green glass below the rim; the bulbous sides of the vessel covered with scattered orange fragments and trailed grayish filaments, partly iridized (giving some of the applications a strong metallic purple reflection); the bottom flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
The Fine Art Society Ltd., Former Collection
1979-05-16
Category: 
Contemporary Glass: A World Survey from The Corning Museum of Glass (1989) illustrated, pp. 57, 60-62, ill. p. 61, left; BIB# 32803