Tangent Vessel

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Tangent Vessel
Accession Number: 
2006.4.189
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 40 cm, W: 60 cm, D: 14.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Primary Description: 
Transparent light purple glass; cast, oxidized green copper. Large, thick walled vessel in a flattened conical shape. Narrow base flares up and out to a wide, flat rim with a large oval shaped cavity lined with green copper. Both end walls are lined on the outside with green copper.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Habatat Galleries Inc., Former Collection
1989
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Lewis / 89-38
signature
Engraved On wide side of vessel near base. in script
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, pp. 184-185, pl. 98; BIB# 109983