Phanomen (Phenomenon) Vase

Object Name: 
Phanomen (Phenomenon) Vase

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Object Name: 
Phanomen (Phenomenon) Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 43 cm, Diam (max): 19.2 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift in part of Glasgalerie Michael Kovacek
Web Description: 
This vase was produced by Loetz for E. Bakalowits & Söhne, a specialty retailer in Vienna. It was designed by Hubert Gessner, an architect who created works in glass only for Bakalowits, and Franz Hofstötter, a well-known glass painter and designer for Loetz.
Glassgallery Michael Kovacek, Source
Bottom of vase
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opal, orange-red, dark brown and dark blue glass; silver stain, iridescence; mold-blown and hot-worked. Opal glass underlay. Large vase with a scalloped rim that narrows to long neck then widens at shoulder and narrows slightly to base.
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2002 (2003) illustrated, p. 36; BIB# AI93609
Recent Important Acquisitions, 45 (2003) illustrated, p. 216, fig. 29; BIB# AI59133