Sphere

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Sphere
Accession Number: 
2001.4.265
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.4 cm, Diam: 12.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1995
Credit Line: 
Gift of Margaret Pace Willson
Primary Description: 
a) Colorless glass, opaque white glass; hot-worked. Colorless sphere with opaque white swirls and air-traps. b) Stand: colorless glass cube with circular depression on top.
Provenance: 
Willson, Margaret Pace, Source
2001
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Robert Hamon
Signature
Engraved On bottom of sphere.
Robert Willson
Signature
Engraved On bottom of sphere
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-05-15 through 2003-11-09
Robert Willson: Image-Maker (2001) p. 103; BIB# 71997