Witch Pot

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Witch Pot
Accession Number: 
2000.4.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 46 cm, W: 53 cm (estimates)
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1999
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Web Description: 
Glass vessels adorned with handmade beads and containing natural materials collected by the artist, such as dirt and bones, are the focus of Laura Donefer’s artistic activity, which is the manipulation of symbolic and apotropaic energies. Drawing their strength from their adornment, Donefer’s vessels function as power objects, safeguarding their owners much like traditional protective devices, such as amulets and talismans.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Donefer, Laura ((Canadian, b. United States, 1955)), Source
2000-06-12
Technique: 
Primary Description: 
Vessel, "Witch Pot". Glass, mixed media, found materials; blown.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)