Sphere

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Object Name: 
Sphere
Accession Number: 
86.4.94
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.8 cm, Diam: 37.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1986
Primary Description: 
Translucent pink/yellow, transparent aqua, colorless non-lead glasses; blown, two bubbles joined hot. Slightly flattened sphere; striated polychrome sphere; upper third consists of a section of transparent aqua topped with a narrow, lipless opening; narrow colorless band joins top section to lower consisting of brownish-yellow blending to pale pink at base; base is ground flat and polished, ground pontil; inscribed on bottom of base "Sonja/SP3986".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blomdahl, Sonja (American, b. 1952), Source
1986-07-01
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-03-08 through 2004-10-31
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2005-02-11 through 2005-07-30
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
 
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 39, top row, left; BIB# 35681
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 70, 96, pl. 111; BIB# 33046
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38;