Aurene Vase

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Object Name: 
Aurene Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 29.5 cm; Rim Diam: 13 cm; Body Diam (max): 16.75 cm; Foot Diam: 11 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Carder
Primary Description: 
Aurene Vase. Transparent deep blue glass; blown, iridized, applied, tooled. Blue aurene (iridescent greenish peacock-blue) vase, with a slender oblong-ovate body with a short shoulder and neck. Out-flaring rim, applied narrow dome foot; applied opposite small scroll handles attached by a long trefoil end. Rough pontil mark on base. The vase is slightly uneven and leans to one side.
Carder, Frederick (American, b. United Kingdom, 1863-1963), Source
Lustrous: A Centennial Celebration of Art Glass Designed by Frederick Carder
Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute 2003-02 through 2003-10-28
Albany Institute of History and Art 2003-11-17 through 2004-05-30
Ball State University Museum of Art 2004-07-01 through 2004-10-10
Wichita Art Museum
The Legacy of Frederick Carder (2013) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# AI95652
Historia del Vidrio: desarrollo formal, technologico y cientifico (2012) illustrated, Fig.218, p. 232; BIB# 139172
Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms, Styles and Techniques (2005) illustrated, p. 51; BIB# 99164
The Glass Menagerie (2004-09) illustrated, p. 134;
Lustrous: A Celebration of Art Glass Visits Muncie (2004) illustrated, p. 3 (top); BIB# AI77824
Lustrous: A Celebration of Art Glass Designed by Frederick Carder (2003) illustrated