Pyramid

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Pyramid
Accession Number: 
2001.3.27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 66 cm, W: 30.5 cm, D: 15.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1991
Credit Line: 
Gift of Margaret Pace Willson
Primary Description: 
Bubbly colorless; translucent red, blue and black glass; gold foil inclusions; hot-worked, applied. Tall sculpture consisting of 5 blocks of glass stacked atop each other with a rounded cylindrical shape on top. Lowest block has blue background with red ring encircling gold foil and a smaller black ring just inside the red. The other 4 blocks have blue rectangles in the center. The rounded cylinder at the top has gold foil circled by blue and a red swirl through the center. Along the right side of the sculpture is an applied red stripe.
Provenance: 
Willson, Margaret Pace, Source
2001
Category: 
Inscription: 
E???? Raffaelli
Signature
Engraved Next to Willson signature on short side. in script
Robert Willson
Signature
Engraved
Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America
Venue(s)
Carnegie Museum of Art 2007-05-12 through 2007-09-16
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-05-15 through 2003-11-09
 
Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America (2007) illustrated, p. 82, Plate 34; BIB# 101488
2300 Degrees salutes a Texan (2003-05-15) illustrated, p. 3D;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2001 (2002) illustrated, p. 16; BIB# AI93571
Robert Willson: Image-Maker (2001) p. 138, top; BIB# 71997