Atmospheric Vase

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Object Name: 
3-part Sculpture
Atmospheric Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 28.1 cm, L: 20.4 cm, W: 16.8 cm; (b) L: 16.7 cm, D: 11.5 cm; (c) L: 20.9 cm, D: 14.7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent amethyst, blue, green non-lead glass; blown, hand-abraded. Conical vessel with ovoid opening, fire-polished rim, irregular dimpled walls tapering in towards flattened base; nesting inside are two blown ovoid shapes that rest one on top of the other (small green under larger blue), each has slightly flattened ends, "upper" end on each has narrow opening with polished rim; overall dimpled surfaces and irregular abrading on all three sections; semi-polished pontil; inscribed in script at base edge of vessel: "Dohne 1989".
Doane, Deborah (American, b. 1952), Source
Glass: Material in the Service of Meaning
Tacoma Art Museum 1991-11 through 1992-01
Ten Eyes
Cliff Michel Gallery 1991-04 through 1991-04