Iridescent Ruby Vase

1997
Josh Simpson (American, born in 1949)


Object Place: Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 39.4 x 13.3 x 13.3 cm (15 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1998.98

Medium or Technique

Blown glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Ruby red vase having smooth exterior with iridescent interior, and appearance of crackle finish.

Signed

"Simpson" on the bottom. Inside curve of the bottom of the S in Simpson is written "9-130." 1997 below

Provenance

Artist to the Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Massachusetts; 1997, Gift to Malcolm Rogers, Director of the MFA, to add to the museum's collection from the director of the Society of Arts and Crafts at the SAC auction (Accession date: June 24, 1998)

Credit Line

Gift of the Society of Arts and Crafts

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.