Alabaster hornet (hanging light fixture) [slide].

Title: 
Alabaster hornet (hanging light fixture) [slide].

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Author/Artist: 
White, Walter.
Publisher: 
[Seattle, Wash.], 1983.
Description: 
glass, brass ; 45 cm. x 41 cm.
Juror: 
Stinsmuehlen-Amend, Susan.
Buechner, Thomas S.
Technique: 
blown
Other Authors: 
Moore, Benjamin P., 1952- artist
Busher, Dick. photographer
Format of Material: 
Slides & Transparencies
Bib ID: 
101434
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Location: 
Slides
Call Number: 
White, Walter; NGR 5, no. 97
Location: 
RAKOW
Call Number: 
No call number available
Variant Title: 
Alabaster and lapis hornet lamp [slide].
Notes: 
Object in the collection of The Corning Museum of Glass, 85.4.2 acquired by the Museum in 1985.
Description in New Glass Review: Blown; machined brass hardware.
Description in CMoG glass object database: Non-lead glass, rubber (a) H: 22 cm, D (max): 38.5 cm; (b) H: 26.5 cm, D(max): 25.8 cm Opalescent white, colorless, bright blue non-lead glass, rubber; blown, trailed threading, drilled, machined metal fittings, assembled. (a) Wide, circular form, with domed opalescent white center/top, a wide fold inside, flaring to a wide, flat, circular disk with folded rim and trailed blue thread; three pointed turned brass fittings piercing the disk, with black rubber washer/spacers below; signed (abraded script) "Walter White Benjamin P. Moore © 1983"; electrical socket at the center, with ribbed tubular white porcelain fitting for a cylindrical light bulb with sandblasted spiral pattern; white electrical cord and plug on top; (b) conical, straight-sided form, of colorless glass with opalescent white casing, and trailed fine blue threading from top to bottom; flared, flat disk at the top, with thickly folded rim; pierced with three holes, with inserted black rubber grommets. MOD XC DECK (a-g)
Dick Busher, photographer.
Technique: Blown.
Type: Sculpture.
Image orientation: portrait.
Published in: New Glass Review 5, p. 25, no. 97.
Master slide condition: Vertical scratch and residue.
Slide 1 condition: Dust.
Slide 2 condition: Scattered scratches and dust.
Copies in drawer: 2
Series: 
New Glass Review 5; entry no. 215.1.83
New Glass Review winner ; NGR 5 no. 97
Object/Material Note: 
Image of CMoG object: 85.4.2