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Sculptural Vessel (Netherlands), 1985

This is a Sculptural vessel. It was created by Toots Zynsky. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is fused and thermo-formed glass threads (filet-de-verre). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Stephen W. Brener, Carol B. Brener, Max B. Furman, Mrs. Max B. Furman, James M. Osborn, Mrs. John Innes Kane and Thonet Industries, Inc., U.S.A.. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor, Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener, Mr. and Mrs. Max B. Furman, Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane, James M. Osborn, and Thonet Industries, Inc..

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 13 x 22.5 x 23.2 cm (5 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Maker's mark "Z" applied with glass thread at center of underside.

Cite this object as

Sculptural Vessel (Netherlands), 1985; Toots Zynsky (American, b. 1951); fused and thermo-formed glass threads (filet-de-verre); H x W x D: 13 x 22.5 x 23.2 cm (5 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 9 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor, Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener, Mr. and Mrs. Max B. Furman, Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane, James M. Osborn, and Thonet Industries, Inc.; 1986-20-2

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