The Glow Within

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Object Name: 
Bottle with Stopper
The Glow Within
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 58.3 cm, W: 23 cm, D: 19.9 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barbara and Robert P. Hunter, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Bottle with Stopper, "The Glow Within". Blown and flameworked glass, sandblasted, acid-etched. Opaque blown glass vessel (a) with an opaque black flameworked figural stopper (b). The bottom portion of the vase is golden yellow with red, black and blue inclusions. The golden yellow color transitions in flame-like shapes to opaque red on the top part of the vase with black inclusions. The body of the vase bulges slightly at the shoulder, and then the neck tapers in to a very thin neck and a slightly flared lip with black trim. The opaque black glass stopper is mounted to an opaque black flameworked glass branch, angled to the side, on to which a flameworked glass bird is perched. The opaque bird has a bright yellow tail, a black head, yellow eyes, green and yellow spots, and a few yellow and black line decorations. Stopper has a very long shaft, similar to a perfume bottle dabber.
Hunter, Barbara, Source
Hunter, Robert P., Source
Blue Spiral I, Former Collection
Shane / Fero / 2000
Engraved (a) on bottom of bottle
The Studio at 20
Corning Museum of Glass 2016-05-26 through 2017-01-22
For 20 years, The Studio has been a starting point for emerging artists and an incubator for new work by established artists. The works on view in this exhibition are part of the Museum’s permanent collection and were created by artists who have taught or who have been artists in residence at The Studio. Additional pieces by this artistic community can be found in the Glass Collection Galleries, where they are identified by The Studio at 20 symbol. The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass is a community of artists who come together to learn, create, and teach. Since opening its doors in 1996, The Studio has welcomed more than 20,000 students, instructors, and resident artists from around the world. What sets this teaching institution apart from others are the unique combination of facilities, the talented and dedicated staff, the inspiration of the Museum’s rich historical glass collection, and the significant holdings and staff assistance in the Rakow Research Library. In addition to being an internationally renowned glass teaching facility, The Studio is a place where artists come to make their work. A residency program supports 10–12 artists per year. Artists are selected through an application process and live and work in Corning for one month, fully supported by the staff of The Studio. The Studio is open to the public, so please stop in during your visit to the Museum. Learn more about classes, special programs, artist residencies, and instructors at The Studio.
Fire in flight featuring Shane Fero (2009) illustrated BIB# 110006