"Drop-out" Bowl

  • Frances Higgins, "Drop-out" Bowl, 1988, fused and enameled glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James Renwick Alliance, 1989.7.2

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Frances Higgins experimented with glass as early as 1942 by bending and shaping flat glass in a kiln. She sandwiches eye-catching hues of enamel between layers of translucent glass. The gold pigment applied to "Drop-out" Bowl enhances its overlapping colors and textured form.

Title
"Drop-out" Bowl
Artist
Date
1988
On View
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 11 in. (16.5 x 27.9 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the James Renwick Alliance

Mediums
Mediums Description
fused and enameled glass
Classifications
Object Number
1989.7.2
Palette
Linked Open Data
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