About Suffering

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Object Name: 
4 Part Sculpture
Title: 
About Suffering
Accession Number: 
2008.4.24
Dimensions: 
(a) Cylindrical Form H: 37.6 cm, Diam (max): 18.5 cm; (b) Cylindrical Form H: 36.4 cm, W: 16 cm, D: 14.2 cm; (c) Cylindrical Form H: 36.8 cm, Diam (max): 17.9 cm; (d) Cylindrical Form H: 34.2 cm, W: 17.9 cm, D: 16.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1997
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joel Philip Myers and Karen Birthe Eriksen Noer Myers
Primary Description: 
Colorless and translucent white glass; blown, cased, applied steel pins. Cylindrical forms, cased in translucent white glass with rounded shoulder that narrows to an off-center opening. Each form has many steel pins inserted into the sides, many are beginning to rust.
Provenance: 
Myers, Joel Philip (American, b. 1934), Source
2008-05-05
Myers, Birthe, Source
2008-05-05
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Joel Philip Myers 1997
signature
Engraved On bottom along edge of base Engraved script located on (b), (c), and (d)
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
West Bridge Exhibit
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2008 (2009) illustrated, p. 18; BIB# AI94759