Sea Urchin Form (One of Seven Forms)

1982
Dale Chihuly (American, born in 1941)


Object Place: Pilchuck, Washington, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm (2 x 6 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1983.518.3

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Sea urchin shape with an opening on the top, slightly off-center. Made of a dark purple glass with horizontal threading of a darker purple and scattered with bright turquoise lustre spots. The lip is rounded and colored with bright turquoise lustre. Pontil mark is visible on the bottom of the vessel and 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