Putti Lounging on Crab Resting on Orange Madder Vessel

Title: 
Putti Lounging on Crab Resting on Orange Madder Vessel

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
Title: 
Putti Lounging on Crab Resting on Orange Madder Vessel
Accession Number: 
2007.4.151
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 65.1 cm, W: 47.2 cm, D: 44.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1999
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Chihuly is an internationally celebrated personality in contemporary art and design whose prominence in the field of contemporary studio glass is unmatched. This large vessel with a hot-sculpted crab and putti reflects the influence of Venetian themes and coloration in Chihuly’s “Venetians” series, to which this piece is related.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Habatat Galleries Inc., Former Collection
1999
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Inscription: 
Chihuly 1999
signature
Engraved along top of shoulder on 2007.4.151 a
Primary Description: 
Blown and hot-sculpted glass, gold leaf.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, pp. 110-111, pl. 36; BIB# 109983