Day Mare No. 12

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
Day Mare No. 12
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 26 cm, W: 16.2 cm, D: 14 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas C. Robertson
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, transparent pink/violet, opaque white, yellow red lead glasses; copper patinated black; "Heart" hot-formed, placed in lehr, vessel blown into copper cage, sheared, "heart" applied hot. Cylindrical vessel that has been altered by blowing violet/pink cased in colorless into a copper cage (consisting of two vertical bands--front and back--connected by multiple horizontal wires) producing effect of horizontal ribbing; while puntied, vessel has been sheared open from rim halfway through wide front copper band, rim wrapped with thick irregular trail of red; small hot-formed heart organ with four intertwined aortae, of opaque white with deep purple criss-crossed threading, cased in colorless with concentric circle murrini decoration and yellow rim wraps, attached while hot to interior wall, near rim, opposite vertical cut; overall matte finish; base ground flat, rough pontil; inscribed in script near at base: "TC Robertson 86".
Alien Torso
Robertson, Thomas C. (b. 1955), Source
Wyoming Glass Exhibition
Nicholaysian Art Museum 1986-03 through 1986-03