Homage to Edison

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Homage to Edison
Accession Number: 
81.3.18
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.2 cm, Diam: 9.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1980
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; Mold-blown, hot-worked. Solid cylindrical shape "pulled" at top to form thin exterior wall with partly serrated, partly smooth, rim; within this wall, a thin rod of glass rises up from center and is enclosed by a hollow conical form with a narrow opening at top through which the rod penetrates; signed in block letters on base "TICHY".
Provenance: 
Art Centrum, Former Collection
1981
Color: 
Inscription: 
TICHY
signature
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery
Czechoslovakian Glass 1350-1980
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1981-05-02 through 1981-11-01
Six centuries of objects from five Czechoslovakian museums and more than 20 contemporary Czech glass artists. From the geographic region of Czechoslovakia known as Bohemia, came (and continues to come) a dazzling sequence of decorative designs and techniques for the embellishment of glass. The history of the Czechoslovakian artist is not simply a catalog of applied decorative techniques, but a sequential array of innovations and improvements that have often set the standard for the rest of the world.
 
Dalibor Tichy (1950-1985) (2006-06) illustrated, p. 53;
Czechoslovakian Glass: 1350-1980 (1981-08) pp. 44-50, ill. p. 50;
Czechoslovakian Glass: 1350-1980 (Exhibition) (1981) illustrated, p. 142, ill.; p. 163, #142; BIB# 30316