Apparatus for the Extraction of Cloud Essence (misnamed the Trick Glass)

Apparatus for the Extraction of Cloud Essence (misnamed the Trick Glass)

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Object Name: 
Apparatus for the Extraction of Cloud Essence (misnamed the Trick Glass)
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 48.5 cm, W: 20.3 cm, D: 14.2 cm; (a) Bottom Portion (man) H: 25.7 cm, W: 16.6 cm, D: 12.4 cm; (b) Top Portion (woman) H: 30.5 cm, W: 21.9 cm, D: 13.8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Apparatus for the Extraction of Cloud Essence (misnamed the Trick Glass)". Multicolored glass; flameworked, sandblasted. Flameworked sculpture of various colored glasses depicting a man kneeling atop a mountain (a) and positioned beneath a cloud-like structure from which a woman emerges at the top (b). In his hands, the man holds a miniature version of a Trick Glass in the collection of The Corning Museum of Glass (79.3.280).
Eliott, Mark (b. New Zealand, 1957), Source
Mark Eliott 2016
Engraved (a) along inside bottom edge of mountain
History Repeated
Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre 2017-01-31 through 2017-03-25
Inspired by the theme of the 2017 Ausglass conference, (r)evolve, a group of Australia's top glass makers offer their own reinterpretation of an object from the Corning Museum of Glass collection. History Repeated features work by Ruth Allen, Gabriella Bisetto, Jo Bone, Lisa Cahill, Scott Chaseling, Richard Clements, Mel Douglas, Ben Edols and Kathy Elliott, Judi Elliott, Mark Eliott, Jeremy Lepisto, Nikki Main, Jenni Martiniello, Peter Minson, Tom Moore, Peter Nilson, Kirstie Rea, Paddy Robinson, Tom Rowney, Luna Ryan, Harriet Schwarzrock, Belinda Toll and Nick Wirdnam.
Acquisitions (2018) illustrated, p. 54; BIB# 716602