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Biomorphic bowl

Glass vessel formed by slumping into a curved teardrop shape. Decoration, created with powdered enamel on the back of the vessel, consists of narrow blue lines that radiate from a golden teardrop at center.

Signed

"H.M." in golden enameled area has been created as a resist.

Provenance

The donor's mother, Jeanne Denker, an amateur stained glass artist, lived in the same county [Rockland County, New York] as the artist, and probably purchased the bowl directly from him. The vessel may have been purchased as early as 1950, but it was given to the donors about 1970.

Credit Line

Gift of Elayne and Stephen Denker in memory of mother Jeanne Denker

Copyright

Gift of Elayne and Stephen Denker in memory of mother Jeanne Denker

1950–70

Object Place for Label

Valley Cottage, New York, United States

Dimensions

H. 2 1/16 in.; w. 10 3/8 in.; d. 7 7/8 in.

Accession Number

2001.190

Medium or Technique

Slumped glass with enamel decoration

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass