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Overall H: 22.7 cm, Diam (max): 12.6 cm
On Display
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Purchased with donated funds from Alberta Stout
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Colorless with faint suggestion of yellow glass; blown into mold with vertical ribs, retracted and twirled during further inflation to produce spiral ribs. Rounded rim; light spiral ribbing extends from immediately below the rim to the upper part of the body, where it becomes progressively more faint; neck tapers to narrow bulge, below which it descends almost vertically before splaying and merging with body; wall descends downward and outward in convex curve, before tapering sharply near bottom, blowing spirals and many elongated bubbles; rounded base molding; tall kick with faint pontil mark.
Fietta, Anna, Former Collection
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-02
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-09 through 1991-04-14
Decorative and utilitarian works from the Corning Museum of Glass, surveying 35 centuries of glass-making technology and stylistic developments from ancient Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, and Asian cultures to contemporary American and European examples. The works were selected by Corning Museum staff members Dwight P. Lanmon, director and curator of European glass; David B. Whitehouse, curator of ancient and Islamic glass; Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of American glass; and Susanne K. Frantz, curator of 20th-century glass.
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 46-47; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 46-47; BIB# 135965
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, p. 133, #30; BIB# 115588
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 38, #27; BIB# 35679
Recent Important Acquisitions, 32 (1990) illustrated, p. 190, #3; BIB# AI74245
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1989 (1990) illustrated, pp. 2-3, 5; BIB# AI96380
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 48, #38; BIB# 33211