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Object Name: 
Diatreta Vase
Accession Number: 
58.4.86
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.8 cm, Diam (max.): 14.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1952
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
Diatreta Vase. Green, blue and colorless, marbleized lead glass; cire perdue technique. Cylindrical shape; triangular top, with female figure at each point, which continue down length of vase to form three ribs; scalloped rim; ledge below rim; frieze of separate floral forms; ledge below frieze; six dancing female figures around vase; ledge near base with three pairs of short ribs; signed on base: "F. Carder 1952"; overall satin finish.
Provenance: 
Carder, Frederick (American, b. United Kingdom, 1863-1963), Source
1958
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
F. Carder 1952
signature
base
Brilliance in glass: the lost wax sculpture of Frederick Carder
Venue(s)
Rockwell Museum
Brilliance in Glass: the lost wax sculpture of Frederick Carder (1993) illustrated, pl. 8, p. 25; BIB# 35666