Memory's Paradox

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Memory's Paradox
Accession Number: 
2015.4.25
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 67 cm; Rim Diam: about 16 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2015
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Ennion Society
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Memory's Paradox". Colorless Corning Code 7056 borosilicate glass and Kovar iron alloy; blown and hot-worked. Tall, cylindrical vase incorporating Kovar, weighing about 50 pounds. The two glass bubbles that comprise the vase were joined at the shoulder with forged Kovar squares using an incalmo technique. Kovar frit was picked up onto the lower portion of the vase as a decorative element.
Provenance: 
Paley, Albert (American, b. 1944), Source
2015-04
to
2015-10-27
Recent Important Acquisitions (2016) illustrated, p. 119; BIB# AI101517
Acquisitions (2016) illustrated, p. 55 #38; BIB# AI101418
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2015 (2015) illustrated, p. 28; BIB# 706294