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1995 Charles Miner Born: Modesto, California 1947 glass approx. 6 x 10 in. (15.2 x 25.4 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken 1999.57.16 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 56A

Luce Center Quote

"I believe that these Ancient Vessels will live long lives of romance, mystery and passion with whomever they travel." Charles Miner, 1999

Luce Center Label

Charles Miner learned to carve porcelain while taking workshops in clay. He transfers this skill into glass by cutting elaborate patterns into the walls of his cast vessels. The simple form of Chatterly highlights its luminous color and detailed surface design.


Object - foliage - fern

decorative arts - glass

Crafts - Glass

About Charles Miner

Born: Modesto, California 1947