Triptych B

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Triptych B
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
98.3.15
Dimensions: 
Overall a) H: 52.5 cm, W: 55.0 cm, D: 19.8 cm; b) H: 46.7 cm, W: 59.5 cm, D: 22.0 cm; c) H: 50.5 cm, W: 61.0 cm, D: 22.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1993-1996
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from The Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Betty Woodman (American, b. 1930) is a widely-recognized ceramist who made this trio of glass forms at CIRVA (Centre International de Récherche sur le Verre et les Arts Plastiques) in Marseilles, France. While she is best known for her functional ceramics, her recent vessels have become increasingly abstract. These glass vessels were blown with the assistance of Dutch artist Hanneke Fokkelman and American artists Suzanne Charbonnet and Jeff Zimmerman.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
1998-03-23
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, sandblasted, assembled. One of three large footed colorless vessels with large stylized, matte surface "handles"/protrusions; matte decoration on surface of vessel.
Women working in glass (2003) illustrated, p. 182; BIB# 75742
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) pp. 210-211, #66; BIB# AI43981
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1998 (1999) p. 26;
An Eye For Glass (1998) illustrated, p.12C; BIB# AI77557