Alpha Centauri

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Object Name: 
Flower Vase
Alpha Centauri
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Overall H: 37.2 cm; Diam (foot): 21.2 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent shades of blue/aqua, red non-lead glasses; blown, assembled while hot. Tall symmetrical multi-section vessel; top to bottom: three nested transparent blue cups of decreasing depth, attached to small flattened bubble of transparent red; attached to large bubble of colorless, slightly flattened, bisected by a vertical cylinder of blue cased in colorless that connects red bubble to blue, broadly flared, hollow conical foot with rim; all rims are fired polished; inscribed on outside edge of foot above rim: "Memphis Milano by Toso Vetri d'Arte".
Memphis Milano, International Design Center, Source