Cast Form Type VI

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Object Name: 
Cast Form Type VI
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm, W: 11.7 cm, D: 7.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Web Description: 
Ben Tré’s sculptures, which often take the form of vessels, are inspired by elements of architecture and industry, such as columns, heavy stone fragments, ancient monoliths, and machine parts. A pioneer in sand casting and ladle casting in the United States, Ben Tré began with small forms, such as this one. Consistently pushing the limits of his knowledge, the artist had sufficiently developed his ideas and his technique by the mid-1980s to start working on a large scale.
Habatat Galleries Inc., Former Collection
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Primary Description: 
Cast glass, added Kugler color.
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 68, pl. 4; BIB# 109983
Museum Gets Biggest Gift Ever (2006-07-21) illustrated, pp. 1a, 1c, 4c;