Adam and Eve

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Adam and Eve
Accession Number: 
2015.4.7
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1939
Primary Description: 
"Adam and Eve" Vase from the "Twenty-seven Contemporary Artists" Series. Colorless lead glass, blown, applied decoration, engraved. Tall, tapering cylindrical vase body with slightly flaring rim. Applied scroll-shaped stem and round flat foot. Engraved designs of a nude male figure (Adam) and a nude female figure (Eve) with foliate tree branches behind them that climb up the vases, Eve's branch slightly more elaborate than Adam's. Nude child with halo perched in highest tree branches above Eve.
Department: 
Series: 
Twenty-seven Contemporary Artists
Provenance: 
KPM Arts & Antiques, Source
2014
to
2015-05-26
Color: 
Material: 
Twenty-Seven Contemporary Artists in Crystal
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1940-01-10 through 1940-02-12
Corning Museum Adds Major Works of Glass, Library Collections (2016) illustrated, p. 322 (#24, top right); BIB# AI102876
Acquisitions (2016) illustrated, p. 38 #24; BIB# AI101418
Acquisitions (2015) illustrated, p. 15 (bottom); BIB# AI101025
Steuben Glass: An American Tradition in Crystal (1982 edition) (1982) illustrated, p. 206, 2nd row, 3rd from left; BIB# 21935
Adam and Eve illustrated BIB# 66419