Plate-Object I

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Object Name: 
2-part Sculpture
Plate-Object I
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(a) D: 39.3 cm; (b) L: 63 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Opaque black, translucent red non-lead glasses; cut, slumped, sandblasted, ground, polished, assembled. Circular with a transversing line; (a) opaque black circle of window glass slumped over a cement mold to produce overall surface of shallow ribbing, also a central, circular depression and a diagonally transversing "fold"; plate has been sandblasted to produce satin finish, edges ground and polished; signed on base "F.W.W. '85". (b) Solid, straight length of orange/red tubing with ends cut and polished at an angle, raised by two short lengths of same tubing inset slightly from each end and adhered to long length; tube section sits underneath (a), fitting into transversing "fold".
Willebrands, Frans W. (b. 1953), Source
New Glass Review, 7 (1986) illustrated, p. 29, pl. 96;
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38;