Double Tube

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Double Tube
Accession Number: 
55.1.33
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.9 cm, W: 6.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-599
Primary Description: 
Translucent yellowish-green glass with small bubbles; blown, tooled and applied. Double cosmetic tube with basket handle; (two tubes side by side, made from single bubble of glass by pinching sides to form diaphragm; each tube has rim folded inward and downward; straight, slightly tapering side, which curves inward at bottom and flat base; single trail wound spirally around tubes approximately fourteen times between rim and point 3 cm. above bottom; four trails applied to body, also 3 cm. above base, and drawn upward to rim in four loops, each of which touches body; trail also applied to top of rim and drawn upward, over and down, and reattached to rim on opposite side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Alouf, Fouad, Source
1955-06-09
Category: 
Material: 
The Book and the Spade
Venue(s)
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Lasitehtaasta museoksi: Tapio Wirkkala Suomen lasimuseon suunnittelijana = From a Glassworks to a Museum: Tapio Wirkkala and the Design of the Finnish Glass Museum (2019) illustrated, p. 105 (right);