A Cup with Appeal, #2

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
A Cup with Appeal, #2
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Overall H: 21.7 cm, W (max): 13.4 cm
On Display
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Purchased with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts
Primary Description: 
Sculptural Vessel, "A Cup with Appeal #2". Yellow, black, green, white lead glass; blown, applied decoration, hot-worked. Ovoid cup of yellow glass with white overlay, green applied circles on sides, applied to a yellow banana with black stripes which forms a stem, applied handle of a green leaf and colorless cased over green glass with black stripes, all applied to an oval flat foot of colorless glass with a sandblasted surface.
Levin, Robert (American, b. 1948), Source
Robert Levin 1977
Engraved black stripe of banana Engraved signature on one black stripe of banana "Robert Levin 1977".
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey
Corning Museum of Glass 1979 through 1979
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
The Renwick Gallery
Toledo Museum of Art
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 171, #286; BIB# 58995
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 69, 96, pl. 110; BIB# 33046
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey (1979) illustrated, p. 131, #120; BIB# 20603