Vessel

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
Title: 
Vessel
Accession Number: 
89.4.25
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.8 cm, Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1968
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Robert C. Florian Estate
Primary Description: 
Vessel. Colorless (greenish cast), aquamarine non-lead glass; blown, hot-worked, sandblasted or etched, engraved. Small spherical aquamarine colored vessel, with cased decoration of overall large gobs of pale amber/green; irregular opening with thickly trailed neck with matte finish extending over shoulder; engraved linear patterning extends from matte area and from base to mid section of vessel; base ground flat, no pontil; inscribed in block letters near base: "R C FLORIAN 1968 R C FLORIAN".
Provenance: 
Florian Estate, Robert C. (American, 1926-1989), Source
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-11-17 through 2006-04-02
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2006-07-12 through 2007-01-06