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Cobalt Goddess Medallion with Pair of Jeweled Chalices

1999 Donavon Boutz Born: Tampa, Florida 1945 blown, lampworked and modeled colored glass part A: 17 5/8 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (44.8 x 21 x 13.1 cm) part B: 15 x 5 1/4 x 4 7/8 in. (38.2 x 13.4 x 12.3 cm) part C: 14 5/8 x 5 x 4 3/8 in. (37.3 x 12.6 x 11.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Suzan Benzle in honor of Jean O. Boutz © 1999, Donovan J. Boutz 1999.22.1A-C Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 56A


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Donavon Boutz's work balances his skill in producing traditional, functional ware with his desire to create objects of art. In Cobalt Goddess, the delicate forms and sensitive decoration emphasize the fragile beauty of the glass rather than its usefulness.

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decorative arts - glass

Crafts - Glass

glass

About Donavon Boutz

Born: Tampa, Florida 1945

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