Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Accession Number: 
55.4.26
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.5 cm; Rim Diam: 7.6 cm; Base Diam: 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1917
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Carder
Primary Description: 
Vase. Translucent yellow glass; free blown; body with slightly curved walls and flat base with ground pontil mark, sloping shoulder, short concave neck flaring to thickened rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carder, Frederick (American, b. United Kingdom, 1863-1963), Source
1955-09-06
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
F. Carder 1917
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Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1985-04-20 through 1985-10-20
Davenport Art Gallery 1985-12-01 through 1986-01-12
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 1986-09-21 through 1986-11-09
Walters Art Gallery 1987-02-18 through 1987-04-12
A popular account of English-born Corning glassmaker Frederick Carder and his life-long involvement with glass. Carder was the director of Steuben Glass Works in Corning, NY, for nearly 30 years. The catalog features objects made or designed by Carder, the brilliant glassmaker whose innumerable technical and artistic achievements in glass during his 100 years (1863-1963) had a significant impact on American glassmaking. The book includes illustrations and descriptions of Steuben Glass objects never before published, as well as works made in Carder’s later studio years. The objects included in the book are the property of The Corning Museum of Glass and the Rockwell Museum, also in Corning, NY, and the catalog was co-published by both institutions.