Radiaver

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Object Name: 
Illuminated Electric Glass Radiator
Title: 
Radiaver
Accession Number: 
97.3.77
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 52.4 cm, W: 42.8 cm, D: 13 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
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.
Provenance: 
Christie's, South Kensington, Source
1997-11-17
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
1997 13-148 / 110V 750W
mark
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
Venue(s)
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