Red Bowl with Border

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Red Bowl with Border
Accession Number: 
2007.3.103
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10 cm, Diam (max): 28.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1994
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Vízner’s works are characterized by his distinctive approach to the vessel form, his preference for solid colors and heavy and massive shapes, and his exacting craftsmanship. With their reduced forms, deep and luminous colors, and cleanly articulated lines, his vessels illustrate the artist’s desire to formulate a “new concept for the modern vessel.” While these vessels are based on the shapes of functional bowls and plates, we best understand their pure and simple volumes as nonfunctional, sculptural forms.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Habatat Galleries Inc., Former Collection
1994
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Material: 
Inscription: 
VIZNER 94
signature
Primary Description: 
Dark red glass; cast, cut, sandblasted, acid-etched, polished and ground.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
West Bridge Exhibit
 
Frantisek Vizner (2009) illustrated
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 325, pl. 217; BIB# 109983