Wrapped Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Wrapped Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.75
Dimensions: 
H: 57 cm, D (max.): 24.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blank is acid-etched, covered with oil paint mixed with wax medium, drawn on with pencil, spray painted, wire added. Tall, sloping shouldered cylinder with roughly shorn altered lip; vase has been acid-etched, then, starting slightly below lip entire body has been wrapped with thin wire, possibly bits of shredded paper and covered with orange-colored wax medium, while soft medium has been randomly marked with pencil, black spray paint, then loosely wrapped with heavy black barbed wire; base is covered with sheet of paper and wax medium; signed on bottom of base "Yelle 85".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Yelle, Richard (American, b. 1951), Source
1986-04-24
Color: 
Inscription: 
Yelle 85
signature
New Members Show
Venue(s)
Bromfield Gallery 1985 through 1985
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38;