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Description Primary Description: Colorless and yellow-brown glass; mold-blown, iridized and decorated with silver-stain in a feather pattern; patinated bronze. Globe is in the form of a stylized blossom, that is actually an inverted vase shape with a rounded top. Circular bronze mount with four feet in the form of stylized plant stalks with a spade shaped head separating into four stems at the top of each. Half-way up each stalk, a bronze shoot bends outward and up to support a bronze ring…

When Lightning Blooms, Ginny Ruffner, Seattle, WA, Sculptures, Lion Sculpture, Corning Museum Of Glass, Sandblasted Glass, Kiln Formed Glass, Giant Flowers, Glass Collection, Black Glass, Amazing Art

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Description Primary Description: Blown glass; bronze, stainless steel. Blue, black, and colorless glass, blown and hot-worked. Fabricated stainless steel and bronze sheets, cut, welded, bent, and joined. Sculpture in the form of a giant flower with upright black glass elements forming the central petals of the flower. The central portion is surrounded by blue and black glass blown elements, which form additional petals of the flower. The bronze and steel base is in the form of a large…

cmog: “Only 27 more days until Imprint of an Angel II will be on view in the new Contemporary Art + Design Wing. Imprint of an Angel II, Stanislav Libensky and Jaraslava Brychtova, Zelezny Brod ,. Corning Museum Of Glass, Sandblasted Glass, Kiln Formed Glass, Cast Glass, Unusual Art, Grey Glass, Fused Glass Art, Modern Glass, Sculpture

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Description Primary Description: Mold-melted dark gray glass, cut, ground. Sculpture in the shape of a short cape, or abstracted shoulders and chest, with a vertical, channel-like opening bisecting the obverse. Irregular edges. Steel pedestal.

Sculpture by Ivan Mares / 1989 / Corning Museum of Glass Corning Museum Of Glass, Geometric Sculpture, Leaded Glass, Glass Art, Contemporary Art, Amethyst, Sculptures, Bohemian, Antiques

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Description Primary Description: Deep amethyst lead glass; fused in a mold (mold-melted), cut, ground, polished. Large symmetrical horizontal sculpture cast in "double-diamond" wings shape with central crossed legs; each "diamond" wing front in slight relief and comprised of three planes (one large polished diamond and two unpolished narrow triangles with overall mold marks, large diamonds taper at outside edge); at narrow juncture of "wings" small triangles linked by thin horizontal…

Sculpture by Keke Cribbs, Wood Burn Designs, Cribbs, Wood Arch, Corning Museum Of Glass, Sandblasted Glass, Kiln Formed Glass, Contemporary Sculpture, White Paneling, Tin Toys

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Description Primary Description: Multicolored non-lead glass; cut, sandblasted, glass assembled with carved and burned wood with applied tin toys. Straight- backed wooden chair with overall patterning of wood burned designs; back consists of gridded framework; (top row): three small rectangular panels, striated pink with white panels flanking solid aqua, facing pink panels, sitting on frame edge are small, non-identical, carved standing figures; (second row) orange panels flanking striated…

The White Necklace, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Murano, Italy, Glass Transition, Corning Museum Of Glass, Sandblasted Glass, Kiln Formed Glass, Art Of Glass, White Necklace, Murano Glass, Glass Jewelry, Contemporary Art

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Description Primary Description: White "lattimo" glass, blown and hotworked. 51 large, irregularly-shaped spherical beads, strung on steel cable and suspended from ceiling to hang 16-18 inches above the floor. Several extra "beads", and a device to assist in installation and deinstallation, come with the sculpture.

Fuji Lino Tagliapietra, Seattle, Washington, United States, Purchased with funds from Richard and Judith Sphon and the F. Corning Museum Of Glass, Sandblasted Glass, Kiln Formed Glass, Glass Ceramic, Glass Vessel, Venetian Glass, Fused Glass, Glass Art, Contemporary Art

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Description Primary Description: White, colorless, purple, olive green, dark green, yellow, and orange glasses; fused and blown. Fused merletto and murrine, picked up on the blowpipe, blown and hot-worked. Cylindrical vessel with flat base tapers at the shoulder to a simple open mouth. The murrine band dominates the middle of the vessel, while the upper and lower parts are composed of merletto.

Millefiori #Vase | Corning Museum of #Glass Glass Vessel, Glass Art, Corning Museum Of Glass, Antique Art, Floral Motif, Different Colors, Home Accessories, Art Decor, Bubbles

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Description Primary Description: Translucent clear and multicolored millefiori glass with many minute and small bubbles; blown and ground with incorporated millefiori canes. Ovoid body with neck with wide flaring rim; ground pontil mark on the base; the canes have mostly a blossom-like character and are multicolored; one cane shows the Clichy name, in turquoise blue on white around a dark-blue and white floral motif in the center, inserted here as a trademark.

Object of the WeekAn interest in natural history is reflected in this miniature abstract horse’s skeleton. Kaffeman says, “Glass for me is a. Corning Museum Of Glass, Art Of Glass, International Artist, Skull And Bones, Black Glass, Natural History, Skeleton, Photo Art, Contemporary Art

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Description Primary Description: Opaque black, white and blue glass; flameworked. Skeletal form of a horse, one hoof has white and blue on the end.

Mathieu Grodet using a dremel tool to engrave his design Corning Museum Of Glass, Glass Museum, Dremel Tool, Glass Photo, Tutorials, House Design, Crafts, Beautiful, Manualidades

Mathieu Grodet using a dremel tool to engrave his design

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Sculpture by Jill Reynolds, Mosaic Glass, Glass Art, Corning Museum Of Glass, Sandblasted Glass, Kiln Formed Glass, Family Matters, International Artist, Handmade Beads, Glass Etching

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Description Primary Description: Colorless borosilicate glass; flameworked, assembled, glycerin, pigment, cork and wax. Twelve interconnected glass molecules - each glass molecule is made up of 12 complete sets of letters spelling out a name. The letters are made of small glass rods and larger blown glass tubes that are filled with a blood-like red liquid.

Ann Gardner's "Ring of Water" Corning Museum Of Glass, Water Slides, Mosaic Art, Sculpture Art, My House, Louvre, Explore, Artist, Ann

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Ring of water [slide]. | Corning Museum of Glass Artist- Gardner, Ann, 1947

Choose from more than glass pumpkins, apples, or other harvest-themed items for sale in the Museum’s Courtyard and throughout the GlassMarket. Corning Museum Of Glass, Glass Pumpkins, Stained Glass, Harvest, Glass Art, Mosaic, Seasons, Autumn, Ceramics

Glass Harvest - glass pumpkins

Choose from more than 7,000 glass pumpkins, apples, or other harvest-themed items for sale in the Museum’s Courtyard and throughout the GlassMarket.

Winter Frictional Electrical Machine, A. Pichler’s Witwe & Sohn Lehrmittelanstalt (manufacturer), Vienna, Austria, Corning Museum Of Glass, Static Electricity, Wooden Hoop, Vienna Austria, Personalized Items, Mirror, Artwork, Eccentric, Alchemist

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Description Primary Description: Glass, Cherry Wood, Brass. Static machine consisting of wood and glass framework, a glass disc, and a wooden hoop.

Cristallo e Bronzo ( and by Laura de Santillana, 2007 Glass Vessel, Glass Art, Corning Museum Of Glass, Sandblasted Glass, Kiln Formed Glass, Cast Glass, Lost Wax Casting, Contemporary Art, Sculptures

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Description Primary Description: Colorless glass; blown, cased, fumed, hot-worked, polished; lost-wax-cast bronze. Blown vessel, cased, fumed between gathers, and manipulated with cork paddles into a flattened square, stele-shaped form with a thick rim and solid base. The two flattened walls of the glass vessel meet and touch in the interior. After cooling, the glass was polished with diamond paper. The bronze form echoes the glass form, and in fact the wax model for the bronze was made…