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Triolet Series #11

1987
Richard Ritter (born in 1940)


Object Place: Bakersville, North Carolina, United States

Dimensions

20.32 x 17.78 x 17.78 cm (8 x 7 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1997.74

Medium or Technique

Glass; multi-colored murrinis encased in clear crystal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Large solid glass form with four flat, circular facets. Primarily a translucent sea green with layers of glass with many veins of color and blue “murrini.” Large interior bubble has intricate designs. “Murrini” are primarily blue, turquoise, and yellow. Slender yellow and brown veining throughout. Wide bands of orangey pink.

Inscription

Richard Ritter
YC - 3587

Signed

Etched alongside base above edge in cursive: "Richard Ritter / YC - 3587"

Provenance

Obtained from artist by Habitat Galleries, North Miami, FL; 1987, purchased by Dale and Doug Anderson, Palm Beah, FL, from Habitat Galleries; 1997, given to MFA by Dale and Doug Anderson (Accesion date: May 21, 1997).

Credit Line

Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson