Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.23
Dimensions: 
H: 19.6 cm, L: 51.7 cm, W: 22.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1984
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark amethyst non-lead glass body into grey/black lip, colorless applications; free-blown. Squared cylindrical shape with exaggerated lip; straight-sided slightly tapering body has four colorless "bits", hot applications laid in straight lines along the walls of the body extending into the neck area; after cracking off and reheating lip, vase was spun on the punty rod creating centrifugally a wide, flat, horizontal collar, rectangular in general shape with four extending rounded corners flaring from rectangular vessel opening, lip slightly iridized; base is ground flat; flat pontil; inscribed on bottom of base: "Thomas Buechner III cO Vitrix 1984".
Series: 
Spun
Provenance: 
Vitrix Hot Glass Studio, Source
1986-04-21
Category: 
Technique: