Totemic vessels [slide].

Author/Artist: 
Dowler, David.
Publisher: 
[Corning, NY], 1982.
Description: 
glass ; 37.5 cm. x 9 cm.
Juror: 
Buechner, Thomas S.
Warmus, William.
Greenberg, Clement.
Technique: 
blown
cut
Other Authors: 
Steuben Glass, inc. manufacturer/owner
Format of Material: 
Slides & Transparencies
Bib ID: 
99192
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Location: 
Slides
Call Number: 
Dowler, David; NGR 4, no. 17
Notes: 
Object in the collection of The Corning Museum of Glass, 86.4.30 acquired by the Museum in 1986.
Description in New Glass Review: Hot worked, cased mica dust, cut.
Description in CMoG glass object database: (Vase) Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, assembled hot. Vertical in four sections; top section of vase consists of deep, narrow, straight-sided cylinder with fire-polished rim, rounded base attached to short, solid, cylindrical section, attached to the center of rounded portion of a hemisphere, in turn attached to a solid, tall, conical section with narrow top; solid base ground flat and polished; signed on base "D ][ 82 Sample Steuben". (Vase) Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, assembled hot. Vertical in three sections; tall, narrow cylinder with fire-polished rim and rounded base; joined to small solid sphere; joined to a short open cylinder with rounded shoulder and overall mica dust inclusions; base is open, ground flat and polished; signed on base "D ][ Sample 82 Steuben". (Vase) Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, assembled hot, cut and polished. Vertical in three sections; tall, straight-sided cylinder with fire-polished rim has thick base with raised convex protrusion into interior; second section is a sphere with overall mica dust inclusions fitting into base of upper section, on opposite outer sides of sphere, small, round sections have been cut away and polished; sphere sits atop short, solid, truncated conical sections; base ground flat and polished; signed on base "D ][ 82 Sample Steuben". (Compote) Lead glass; blown, tooled, assembled hot. Vertical in four sections; upper section consists of wide, flaring, shallow, conical bowl with fire-polished rim; joined to long, straight, columnar stem with overall mica dust inclusions; joined to small sphere; joined to base of wide, solid, conical section tapering at the top; base ground flat and polished.
Technique: Blown and cut.
Type: Vases.
Image orientation: landscape.
Published in: New Glass Review 4, p. 9, no. 17.
Master slide condition: Scattered residue.
Slide 1 condition: Slight color shift and horizontal scratches.
Slide 2 condition: Slight color shift and scattered residue.
Slide 3 condition: Slight burn out, horizontal scratch and scattered residue.
Copies in drawer: 3
Series: 
New Glass Review 4 ; entry no. 34.1
New Glass Review winner ; NGR 4 no. 17
Object/Material Note: 
Image of CMoG object: 86.4.30