The Temptation of Eve

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
Title: 
The Temptation of Eve
Accession Number: 
2007.4.137
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 48.2 cm, W: 19.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1988
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Primary Description: 
Blown and hot-worked glass, painting and reverse painting in unfired enamels, bonded. Painted on bottom: "To the Woman he said I will greatly multiply - your sorrow and your conception in pain - you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for husband and he shall rule over you. Cursed is the ground for your sake in toil. You shall eat of it all the days of your lives for dust you are and to dust you shall return."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Former Collection
1991
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
To the Woman he said I will greatly multiply - your sorrow and your conception in pain - you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for husband and he shall rule over you. Cursed is the ground for your sake in toil. You shall eat of it all the days of your lives for dust you are and to dust you shall return.
inscription
Painted botton
Robert Carlson 1988
signature
Engraved underside of foot
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, pp. 84-85, pl. 15; BIB# 109983