Molten Glass Drawing

Object Name: 
Molten Glass Drawing

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Object Name: 
Molten Glass Drawing
Accession Number: 
68.4.651
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1968
Primary Description: 
Transparent blue non-lead glass with green and colorless details; molten glass extruded with an electric glass fountain pen invented by the artist; adhered to flat glass mount. Trailed "drawing" in two long parts mounted on rectangular sheet of glass; drawings consist of overlaid lines of glass, largest section has short curved lengths of blue, colorless and green, branching off of central stem creating appearance of a stylized leaf skeleton; smaller section is of thicker trails with fewer lines extending from central branch, scattered solid "bud" blobs with tails; unsigned; rectangle of white paper taped to sheet glass backing: in black ink script in hand of artist: "Drawing with/Molten glass/With my glass pen"; notes by CMG staff: "(Edris Eckhardt)/1968-#4/Put on sheet of glass by R. Errett".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eckhardt, Edris (Edith Aline) (American, 1905-1998), Source
Edris Eckhardt, Artist in Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1968-06 through 1968-06