Space Object: Nose Cone

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Space Object: Nose Cone
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
90.3.26
Dimensions: 
H: 39 cm, D: 38.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kosta Boda AB
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent amethyst, cobalt, yellow, amber non-lead glass; mold blown, silvered, ground, polished. Large conical sculpture consisting of six graduated interlocking double-walled flanged circular sections, each section of transparent glass; four have been silvered to give mirror appearance (from top to bottom: colorless (mirrored), amethyst (mirrored), cobalt, yellow-green (mirrored), orange, colorless (mirrored); silvering is backed with orange protective coating; flange of each section ground and polished flat; inscribed in script on base rim of largest section (silver): "Atelier Kosta Boda M. Backström N. 206851636"; black type on acetate label: "KOSTA BODA/ SINCE 1742".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kosta Boda AB, Source