Solar Riser Series #LH4

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
Title: 
Solar Riser Series #LH4
Accession Number: 
79.4.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.1 cm, W: 7.6 cm, D: 5.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Primary Description: 
Transparent natural blue-green-grey non-lead glass; heat-formed, ground, polished. Small vertical shape vessel, comprised of five laminated rectangular pieces of sheet glass (alternating three wide/three narrow-leaving three flanges on each side); narrow raised circular opening with ground and polished rim; bubble has been blown into top third of form causing walls to distort and swell slightly; base ground and polished flat; inscribed in script near base, left: "Patti 1978".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller, Douglas, Source
1979-01-18
Category: 
Inscription: 
Patti 1978
signature
The Eloquent Object
Venue(s)
Philbrook Museum of Art 1987-09-20 through 1988-01-03
Orlando Museum of Art at Loch Haven 1989-03-19 through 1989-05-14
Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia 1989-06-27 through 1989-08-20
Museum of Modern Art 1989-10-31 through 1989-12-17
Makers A History of American Studio Craft (2010) illustrated, p. 414; BIB# 118619
The Eloquent Object (2nd ed.) (1989) p. 51; BIB# 42425
The Eloquent Object (1st ed.) (1987) p. 197; BIB# 24447
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 91, #92; BIB# 21161