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1999 Tommie Rush Born: 1954 blown glass 17 3/8 x 8 1/8 x 5 7/8 in. (44.2 x 20.6 x 15.0 cm) (footprint): 5 5/8 x 5 7/8 in. (14.3 x 15.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Southern Highland Craft Guild in honor of Kenneth R. Trapp 1999.84 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 56A


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Tommie Rush manipulated thick, heavy glass to create this gentle form. She eliminated all harsh lines and angles in favor of smooth curves and matte texture. Dark, earthy hues flicker around the base and highlight the frosted white plant form that twists around the vessel.

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decorative arts - glass

Crafts - Glass

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