Chatterly

Media - 1999.57.16 - SAAM-1999.57.16_1 - 57606
Copied Charles Miner, Chatterly, 1995, glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken, 1999.57.16

Artwork Details

Title
Chatterly
Date
1995
Dimensions
approx. 6 x 10 in. (15.225.4 cm) diam.
Credit Line
Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken
Mediums Description
glass
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object — foliage — fern
Object Number
1999.57.16

Artwork Description

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.

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