Big Red Cylinder

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Object Name: 
Enameled Cylinder
Big Red Cylinder
Accession Number: 
H: 51.7 cm, D: 27.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, white enamel base, red, gold, black coloration; blown blank, painted with fine white enamel and fired to 600 degrees C., then painted again and fired two more times, sandblasted, painted with gold lustre and fired to 600, last firing with tin-ash-oxyd to 630 degrees. Tall, deep, straight-walled, thinly-blown lipless cylinder with slightly uneven top edge; body has overall abstract enameled decoration of diagonal lines wrapping in opposite directions from top and base and overlapping in the middle; scattered masked areas revealing uncolored glass; slightly iridized overall matte surface; slighly concave base, no pontil; inscribed: "Isgard Moje-Wohlgemuth HT 1989-S".
Moje-Wohlgemuth, Isgard (German, b. East Prussia, 1941), Source
Exhibition of German Craft
Jacob Javitz Center 1989 through 1989
Deutsches Kunsthandwerk
Sonderschau 1989 through 1989
Recent Important Acquisitions, 33 (1991) illustrated, p. 111, #46; BIB# AI27386