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Stem Glass, "Theme Formal Ware"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Manufactured: Tajimi, Japan
  • DATES ca. 1963
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (18.1 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 84.124.6
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). Stem Glass, "Theme Formal Ware," ca. 1963. Glass, 7 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (18.1 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 84.124.6. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 84.124.6_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Theme Formal Ware" pattern. White, translucent glass, shape of pilsner glass with thick, continuous 2" stem and no foot. Translucent milky-white color is solid at base and gradually thins out, leaving an almost clear rim at top. CONDITION: Two small surface pits, formed during molding process, otherwise excellent condition.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
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