Bird Vase | Dimitri Michaelides

Bird Vase

1992
Blown glass,
24 3/8 x 13 1/8 x 11 3/8" (61.9 x 33.3 x 28.9 cm)
Lent by the White House
gift of the artist
Photograph by John Bigelow Taylor

Using a classical vase form, the two-handled amphora, these glassblowers added a decidedly twentieth-century ingredient to this vase with its raucous colors and tropical bird ornaments.

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