Early Spring Sunrise

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Early Spring Sunrise
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Overall H: 29.1 cm, Diam (max): 10.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Nygren in memory of Carl G. Nygren
Primary Description: 
Transparent blue, green, opaque black, amber, soda-lime glass, slight iridization; blown, applied flame-worked and pick-up decoration, reduced (silver and copper). Tall ovoid vessel, narrow collared opening, fire polished rim, amber reduction; blue body decorated with applied decoration of black tree trunk with branch wrapping around upper half of vessel walls, branch has raised green dot foliage; trunk rises from abstracted baseline of black shards and raised dots with yellow and amber reduction; applied solid blue base, slightly concave, applied button instead of pontil; inscribed on base: "John Nygren #3484 JEN 1988".
Nygren, John F. (b. 1940), Source