Basket Form (One of Seven Forms)

1982
Dale Chihuly (American, born in 1941)


Object Place: Pilchuck, Washington, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 19.1 x 10.2 cm (3 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.518.2

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Vessel in the shape of an open-mouthed venus fly trap made of muted dark purple glass with ochre threading throughout. 2-inch band of bright blue lustre threading runs around the vessel just below the undulating lip. Edge of lip is rounded and is a silver lustre. Scattered outlying spots of lustre. Pontil mark visible on the bottom and has been ground down.

Provenance

1982, purchased from the artist by Michael J. Bove III, Newport, Rhode Island; 1983, given by Michael J. Bove III to the MFA (Accession date: December 19, 1983).

Credit Line

Gift of Michael J. Bove III

Copyright

© Dale Chihuly