Adam and Eve

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Adam and Eve
Accession Number: 
2015.4.7 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 35.2 cm, Diam (max): 11.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1939
Primary Description: 
"Adam and Eve" Vase from the "Twenty-seven Contemporary Artists" Series. Colorless lead glass; blown, applied decoration, engraved. Tall, tapering cylindrical vase body with slightly flaring rim. Applied scroll-shaped stem and round flat foot. Engraved design of a nude female figure (Eve) with foliate tree branches behind her that climb up the vase (Eve's branch is slightly more elaborate than Adam's). Nude child with halo perched in highest tree branches.
Series: 
Twenty-seven Contemporary Artists
Provenance: 
KPM Arts & Antiques, Source
2014
to
2015-05-26
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
e g 28.9.38
signature
Engraved on wall of vase beneath engraved decoration
Steuben 1939
signature
Engraved on base in script
Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2017-04-08 through 2018-02-17
From advertisements for glass eyes to patents for preserving the dead in glass; from glasshouse dollars to drawings by worldfamous artists such as Salvador Dali and Georgia O’Keeffe. These are some of the rarely seen wonders in Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library. Artists, researchers, authors, and glass enthusiasts of all kinds use the Rakow Library’s holdings to learn more about glass, which often leads to voyages of discovery in unexpected directions. Come discover how the rare collections and curiosities in the Rakow Library have inspired others and how they can inspire you.
Twenty-Seven Contemporary Artists in Crystal
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1940-01-10 through 1940-02-12
 
Steuben Glass: An American Tradition in Crystal (1982 edition) (1982) illustrated, p. 206, 2nd row, 3rd from left; BIB# 21935
Adam and Eve illustrated BIB# 66419