"Unica" Vase

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Object Name: 
"Unica" Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.3.63
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.1 cm, W: 18.3 cm, D: 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1958
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent blue, pale amber lead glasses; blown with internal latticino decoration; ground, polished. Flattened teardrop shape vase with extremely heavy walls, narrow lipless fire-polished opening; heavy colorless wall encases smaller ovoid cavity of amber cased in colorless with fine vertical blue stripes; ground and polished concave pontil area, base ground and polished flat; inscribed in block letters on base: "UNICA/530/KOSTA ("S" is topped with small crown)/SWEDEN".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kosta Boda AB, Source
1958
Material: 
Inscription: 
UNICA/530/KOSTA/SWEDEN
Inscription
Scratch engraved on base in block letters. "S" in KOSTA is topped with small crown
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-09-22 through 2004-03-01
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2004-06-17 through 2004-10-03
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
 
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 280, pl. 246; BIB# 27614
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 21 (left); BIB# 26395