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Triolet Series #11

Richard Ritter (born in 1940)

Object Place: Bakersville, North Carolina, United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass; multi-colored murrinis encased in clear crystal

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art



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.


Richard Ritter
YC - 3587


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


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