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Overall H: 7.7 cm, Diam (max): 18.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1985
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Opaque black non-lead glass; semi-fused discs of crushed glass slumped into plaster mold, rim applied by copper foil technique. Shallow bowl; thin-walled low bowl formed by partially fusing small granules of glass in a mold; section of exterior and most of interior surfaces have been heated to the point of melting and "crawling"; irregular rim has been extended vertically by the attachment of a thin-walled, matte black soldered collar; interior of collar irregularly wrapped and lined with a web of fine copper wire bundled inconsistently; exterior of collar encircled with fewer wraps of wire knotted in two places and spot-soldered periodically as a band to the collar.
Coleridge of Highgate, Former Collection
Casting Poetic Sentiment: Glass Art Creation Methodology (2008) illustrated, p. 143, fig. 182; BIB# 107146
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38; BIB# AI16861