Confetti Pyramid

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Confetti Pyramid
Accession Number: 
2012.4.108
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.3 cm, W: 28.9 cm, D: 28.9 cm; Overall H (without rubber feet): 18.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2007
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sullivan Giles Richard
Web Description: 
The pyramid was constructed of slabs made from Marquis’s special “confetti” murrine. This form and the creation of the Sierpinski triangle fractal reflect Marquis’s recent investigations of esoteric themes.
Provenance: 
Marquis, Richard (American, b. 1945), Source
2007
to
2012-09-24
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
© 2007 / Marquis / #1729
signature
Scratched on base
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Confetti Pyramid". Multicolored glass "confetti" murrine; kiln-formed slab construction, cut. Sculpture in the shape of a four-sided pyramid fixed to square base. Four small colorless rubber feet applied to base.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2013-02-16 through 2014-02-02
This exhibition is part of the Corning Museum’s ongoing Masters of Studio Glass series developed to provide a platform for in-depth surveys of artists represented in the Museum’s permanent collection.
The Mythological Horizontal Surface (solo exhibition)
Venue(s)
Bullseye Glass Company