"New Mexico" Goblet

Object Name: 
"New Mexico" Goblet

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Object Name: 
"New Mexico" Goblet
Accession Number: 
83.4.5 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24 cm; Rim Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dolores Root
Web Description: 
The drinking glasses on view in this case are functional, but they are not examples of commercial design. They are crafted objects, designs made by hand in limited numbers. The intent of these objects is not to reflect the best design of, or use for, a drinking glass, but to offer a personal alternative that addresses the more emotional values and sensibilities of the artist and the user.
Provenance: 
Root, Dolores, Source
1983-01-12
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Simpson / 78'
signature
on foot
Primary Description: 
"New Mexico" Goblet. Colorless and translucent purple glass, with cream, gray and blue decoration; purple gather marvered to pick up particles of cream, gray and blue, then cased in colorless; blown, tooled. Tulip-shaped bowl. Rim: plain, rounded; wall descends almost vertically, then tapers inward to bottom; stem solid, narrow, with vertical side which splays at bottom and merges with low conical foot which is slightly concave on underside and has pontil mark. Bowl is purple cased with colorless, decorated with network of streaks and swirls of cream, gray and blue which in places create marbled effect; stem and foot colorless.
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1979 through 1979
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
The Renwick Gallery
Toledo Museum of Art
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey (1979) illustrated, p. 210, #222; BIB# 20603