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Object Name: 
Illuminated Electric Glass Radiator
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 52.4 cm, W: 42.8 cm, D: 13 cm
On Display
designed in 1937
made in 1997
Web Description: 
This glass radiator was designed by René-André Coulon (French, 1908-1997) for the well-known French glass manufacturer St. Gobain. It was first exhibited, with other glass furniture, at the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne in Paris.
Christie's, South Kensington, Source
1997 13-148 / 110V 750W
etched back of base at lower edge
Primary Description: 
Colorless Borosilicate glass panels, metal filament, nickel-plated uprights, molded glass 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 (2009-01) illustrated, p. 8; BIB# 109342
Jurors' Choice (2006) illustrated, p. 83; BIB# AI86112
Recent Important Acquisitions, 40 (1998) illustrated, p. 163, #51; BIB# AI40492
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1997 (1998) illustrated, pp. 15; 24; BIB# AI95178
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1997 (1998) illustrated, pp. 15; 24; BIB# AI95178
Modern Design (Christie's Sale) (1997-11-12) illustrated, Lot 8; BIB# 17995