Gray Bowl with Frosted Insert

Gray Bowl with Frosted Insert

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
Gray Bowl with Frosted Insert
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 13.8 cm, Diam (max): 31 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
Vízner’s works are characterized by his distinctive approach to the vessel form, his preference for solid colors and heavy and massive shapes, and his exacting craftsmanship. With their reduced forms, deep and luminous colors, and cleanly articulated lines, his vessels illustrate the artist’s desire to formulate a “new concept for the modern vessel.” While these vessels are based on the shapes of functional bowls and plates, we best understand their pure and simple volumes as nonfunctional, sculptural forms.
Barry Friedman Ltd., Source
Primary Description: 
Grayish-brown and colorless glass; cast, cut, acid-etched, sandblasted, polished and ground. Two-part hemispherical bowl, the outer bowl a grayish-brown hollow thick vessel with a solid hemipsherical colorless inserted bowl form. Both elements are cast, etched, snadblasted, and hand polished.
Corning Museum of Glass
West Bridge Exhibit
Contemporary Glass Vessels: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2015) illustrated, p. 35, 182-183 (fig. 72, plate 68); BIB# 149403
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2008 (2009) illustrated, p. 15; BIB# AI94759