Fountain in Spain

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Fountain in Spain
Accession Number: 
2003.4.57
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.7 cm, Diam (max): 19.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1939
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Division of Corning Incorporated, Design Department
Web Description: 
The Scottish engraver Sir Muirhead Bone trained in Glasgow, and he was widely known for his engravings of architectural subjects. During World War I and World War II, he served as an official artist with the British armed forces, and he was knighted in 1937. In 1936, he published Old Spain, a two-volume collection of his watercolors and drawings.
Department: 
Series: 
Twenty-seven Contemporary Artists
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
2003-07-23
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
Muirhead Bone
Signature
Engraved right below image in script
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown and engraved. Vase has wide flared foot that narrows to low neck, widens to rounded body, then narrows slight to rim. Decorated with a engraved series of star designs just below rim and a central image of a large fountain with nine female figures.
Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2017-04-08 through 2018-02-17
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Venue(s)
Museum of the City of New York 2003-10-14 through 2004-04-11
 
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