Requires Photography

Vase

1964–76
John Burton (1894–1985)


Object Place: Santa Barbara, California, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm (8 1/2 x 2 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

1987.199

Medium or Technique

Blown glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Tapered vase made of opaque, cloudy glass with applied rounded bands of glass creating sections of applied ornament, including raised glass dots in green, white, pink, aqua, and black. The rim is rectangular, and there is an applied round foot.

Markings

Marked on bottom with blue glass "J".

Provenance

1987, gift of Elsie Burton (wife of the artist), Kapaa, Hawaii, to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 1987).

Credit Line

Gift of Elsie Burton