Rondo and Orange Rocker

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Object Name: 
Rondo and Orange Rocker
Accession Number: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Artist
Web Description: 
Chase is a well-known Pacific Northwest sculptor and video artist. She worked with glass for the first time as an artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School. Later, she made a video about her glass sculptures, photographing the glass in an untraditional way that emphasized its kinetic properties of color and light. The Museum collects work by artists coming to glass from outside the medium, as well as by artists whose primary medium is glass. This is the first work by Chase to enter the Museum’s collection.
Chase, Doris (American, 1923-2008), Former Collection
D. Chase / 1997 s
a) Signature and date
Engraved On bottom of base.
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent black, amber, opaque orange, white and cream colored glass; orange paint; steel; blown, applied trails and canes, cased. Rondo is colorless with a flat base, round body. Object has thick walls and hollow center and is decorated with trails of color and white swirled canes. Orange Rocker is steel "U" shaped with a flat base.
Recent Important Acquisitions (2004) illustrated, p. 85; BIB# AI63129