"Stellana" Bowl

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Object Name: 
"Stellana" Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.3.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.2 cm, Diam: 27.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1968
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown in wooden mold. Abstract open flower blossom; heavy bowl; wide opening with irregular deep rim edge which extends straight down then turns in sharply and tapers toward flat solid base; exterior bears rough linear and faceted modeling of wooden mold around rim and neck; decoration becomes vertical towards base; base ground flat and polished; no pontil; inscribed "Tapio Wirkkala 2450" on bottom of base by outer edge.
Provenance: 
Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-11-17 through 2006-04-02
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2006-07-12 through 2007-01-06