Seaform Basket Set

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Object Name: 
Sculpture Part
Title: 
Seaform Basket Set
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.4.43 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.1 cm, L: 37.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1981
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass cane, spirally wound with opal tinted cane; blown in optic mold and off hand formed. Irregular ovoid shape. Maroon tinted thread decoration below rounded rim; concentric spiral ribbing expands counterclockwise from base to rim; pale opal tinted decoration follows ribbing creating distorted "Z" shape patterns at tops of ribs; ribbing distorted by vertical impressions; ground pontil wad; electric stippled (?) signature: "Chihuly/ 1981" near base. Part B fits within and projects from part A. See photograph.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Cowles Gallery, Inc., Source
1981-05-04
Color: 
Inscription: 
Chihuly/ 1981
Signature and date
The Crystal Arts Fire (1985) 3 ill.;
Views and Reviews: A Touch of Glass (1982-11) p. 48;
A Touch of Glass (1982-05) p. 48;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1981 (1982) p. 4;
Title Unknown (Arts Magazine)