Chatterly

  • Charles Miner, Chatterly, 1995, glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken, 1999.57.16

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.

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
Title
Chatterly
Artist
Date
1995
On View
Dimensions
approx. 6 x 10 in. (15.2 x 25.4 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Carol and Don Wiiken

Mediums Description
glass
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – foliage – fern
Object Number
1999.57.16
Palette
Linked Open Data
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