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Claw beaker: "That's a spicy Meatball"

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Glass beaker on low foot; body sprouts five large "lobster claw" shapes with six similar shapes interspersed evenly below. Below rim is a band of four raised lines below which is written in raised letters: "THAT'S A SPICY MEATBALL"; below this a zigzag border before the body of the vessel...

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Marks

Marked: "Goldfarb/Vermont/1998/(heart)" on bottom

Provenance

Exhibited at Crafts at the Castle, December 1998; purchased by the donor from the artist.

Credit Line

Gift of Rosalie and Bertram M. Cohen

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1998

Object Place

Burlington, Vermont, United States

Dimensions

32.7 x 25.4 cm (12 7/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2000.791

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass