"Shift" Side Table

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Object Name: 
"Shift" Side Table
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2012.3.50
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 39 cm, W: 39.7 cm, D: 26.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 2010
made in 2012
Primary Description: 
"Shift" Side Table. Translucent yellow glass with white inner casing; mold-blown, hot-worked, cut, sandblasted. "Shift" is a functional side table that consists of a thick, hollow racket-shaped top on top of a hollow, slightly flattened cylindrical base. The table is mold-blown in one operation, using a multi-part steel mold. It requires four skilled glassblowers to blow one large gather of glass into a three-part steel mold for the top of the table, which is joined with a two-part steel mold for the base. After annealing, the base of the table is cut and the entire table is sandblasted to produce a matte finish.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Victor Hunt Designart Dealer, Source
2012-12-31
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Silvain Willenz 2/10
signature
Engraved on inside wall along bottom edge
Glassworks
Venue(s)
Victor Hunt Designart Dealer 2012-09-07 through 2012-10-06
Design Biennale Interieur 2012-10-20 through 2012-10-28
Design Miami 2012-12-05 through 2012-12-09
An exhibition that documented Silvain Willenz’s research made during his residency from 2009 to 2012 at CIRVA in Marseille, France.