Verde

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Verde
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.4.3
Dimensions: 
H: 79.5 cm, D: 25 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1992
Primary Description: 
Colorless, shades of translucent and transparent green lead and non-lead glasses; base form was made by throwing clay on a potters wheel to form a cone with deep ridges, a plaster mold was made using 50 Hydrocal, 50 silica sand, 5% glass fibers, green glass cullet was poured into the mold and fused in a kiln; blown and hand-formed section of transparent green overlaid with colorless; sections adhered together. Vertical sculpture with solid cast "pot" in conical shape with deep ring ridges, pot has semi-opaque mottled green appearance with traces of white mold material; extending vertically from slightly off center of "pot" top surface is an elongated blown bubble with multiple slight lobes; no pontil; inscribed in script at edge of pot top surface near applied bubble: "Kathleen Mulcahy".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mulcahy, Kathleen (American, b.1950), Source
1993-01-12
Kathleen Mulcahy 1992: Artist of the Year
Venue(s)
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts 1992-04 through 1992-04
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1993 (1994) p. 11;