Solar Gray Compound

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Solar Gray Compound
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H: 11 cm, W: 9.7 cm x 8.1 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Deep amethyst tinted and colorless glass sheets; laminated, blown, polished. Irregular hexahedron shape distorted by central bubble; form composed of six amethyst and three colorless sheets of flat glass, fused, alternating clear and amethyst; colorless sheets project slightly beyond amethyst tinted sheets forming ribs on three sides of sculpture; bubble located at one end of object, breaking through surface and extending towards center; top rim opening of bubble polished; bubble pushes out and distorts surface of two sides of object; signed on one side near base "Patti 1980"; polished base.
Patti, Tom (American, b. 1943), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 23 (1981) illustrated, p. 105, #52; BIB# AI98083