Basket Form (One of Seven Forms)
Dale Chihuly (American, born in 1941)
Object Place: Pilchuck, Washington, United States
Overall: 8.3 x 19.1 x 10.2 cm (3 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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).
Gift of Michael J. Bove III
© Dale Chihuly