Vine Vessel #21

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
Title: 
Vine Vessel #21
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.4.9
Dimensions: 
H: 20.8 cm, L: 20.5 cm, W: 18.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1990
Primary Description: 
Colorless soda lime glass, ochre, red, blue, green and black enamels and paint; blown, sandblasted, enameled, fired, painted, Krylon spray coating. Irregular asymmetrical thinly-blown vessel with stem and foot formed from trailed "vines" decorated with applied and crimped leaves; folded bowl colored ochre with black dry brush strokes on interior and exterior, small raised pontil on bowl base, one side of bowl decorated with applied green/black vines (overall drawn lines) with blue/purple leaves that spill over edge into interior; stem formed of thick hollow wrapped tubular stem (two burst air bubbles) pigmented red with black brushwork; thinner green and black vinework with leaves extends from bowl and over stem to form base with three feet polished flat; inscribed in script on bowl pontil: "Susan Rankin/ 1990/V21".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rankin, Susan C. ((b. 1959)), Source
1991-03-14