Requires Photography

Vase

1964–76
John Burton (1894–1985)


Object Place: Santa Barbara, California, United States

Dimensions

12.06 x 7.62 x 5.71 cm (4 3/4 x 3 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.201

Medium or Technique

Blown glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Vessel made of clear, colorless glass with a rounded body, tapered neck, and flared lip. The neck has a cloudy white band around the neck framed by two thinner bands of interlaced black threads. There is a round applied foot and applied strips on both sides of the body to act as grips. Grooves are pressed horizontally into the lip. One of the grooves is deeper and spout-like.

Markings

Marked on bottom with white 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