Spoke

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Spoke
Accession Number: 
86.4.97
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31 cm, Diam: 37.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1986
Web Description: 
The architectonic shapes, fragile granular textures, and rough edges of Trinkley’s pâte de verre vessels give the impression of great age. Her work is inspired by ancient ruins, by the Roman glass vessels that are known as cage cups, and by patterns found in the art of ancient and indigenous cultures.
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Source
1986-06-23
Technique: 
Primary Description: 
Deep blue, pale aqua non-lead glasses; clay positive, refractory mold, pate de verre. Deep central bowl surrounded by an openwork "cage" in a herringbone pattern joined at regular points to inner bowl; "cage" is in four stepped tiers that taper towards base; exterior diagonal sections of "cage" have been loosely brushed with pale aqua paint; overall reddish clay refractory mold remnants left throughout surface; surface has general rough, granular appearance; unsigned.
Particle Theories: International Pate de Verre and Other Cast Glass Granulations
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 2005-04 through 2006-01
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
 
Title Unknown (Heller Gallery)
Venue(s)
Heller Gallery 1986-05-31 through 1986-06-22