Tableau

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Object Name: 
2-part Sculpture
Title: 
Tableau
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.4.70
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1982
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass, Inc.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, polished (a) (Lower component) nearly square slab of glass with truncated pyramidal cross- section; upper surface matte with twelve raised pyramid forms distributed in alternating rows of twos and threes; grid structures of shallow lines are laid out at 45° angle to the square slab and also aligned with it; a pyramid is centered on every other point from which eight rays radiate; signed on base in script "Steuben/David P. Dowler". (b) (Upper component) square slab of glass with inverted truncated pyramidal cross section; lower surface matte with negative images of four complete and eight partial pyramid forms distributed in alternating rows as in (a), with grid structure as in (a); deep concave cut centered on top of slab frames the four central pyramids; (b) interlocks with (a) and sets on top of (a); unsigned.
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Color: 
Inscription: 
Steuben/David P. Dowler
signature
Inspirations Revisited: Honoring 30 Years of Creative Inspiration by David Dowler
Venue(s)
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2002-05-29 through 2002-08-14
Recent Important Acquisitions, 25 (1983) illustrated, p. 276, #60; BIB# AI98084