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Tektite TASA

1997
Josh Simpson (American, born in 1949)


Object Place: Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 26.7 x 20.3 cm (8 x 10 1/2 x 8 in.) Other (Overall): 19.1cm (7 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1997.259

Medium or Technique

Blown glass, sand-blasted and acid-etched

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Opalescent light yellow glass bowl that rests on its side. The exterior has been built up with dark purple glass to imitate a meteorite. There are applied pieces of bright lustre glass and lustre decals on the exterior.

Signed

Signed on lower interior surface at the lip "Simpson / 1997, 7.1.97"

Provenance

1997, purchased by Bertram M. Cohen, Boston, Massachusetts, from the artist; 1997, gift of Bertram M. Cohen to the MFA (Accession date: December 31. 1997).

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram M. Cohen

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.