'Rocking Globe - Evening Trisail' from the Sail d'Azur series (G31)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

'Rocking Globe - Evening Trisail' from the Sail d'Azur series

Made in

Newent

Date

1984

Description

Round bowl with frosted glass and linear patterns in red, blue, yellow, grey, brown, and pink, with a wave-cut rim

Materials and techniques

Blown glass, 10% lead. Prearranged powdered coloured glass in the form of a circular 'painting', picked up off the marver and half-cased over a large clear bubble. Detail cane-worked with a torch and the whole blown into a sphere. Cold-worked by sandblasting, grinding and polishing.

Dimensions

height:  15cm
diameter:  19cm

Object number

G31

Category

  • 'Rocking Globe - Evening Trisail' from the Sail d'Azur series, Pauline Solven, 1984, Crafts Council Collection: G31. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    'Rocking Globe - Evening Trisail' from the Sail d'Azur series, Pauline Solven, 1984, Crafts Council Collection: G31. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • 'Rocking Globe - Evening Trisail' from the Sail d'Azur series, Pauline Solven, 1984, Crafts Council Collection: G31. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    'Rocking Globe - Evening Trisail' from the Sail d'Azur series, Pauline Solven, 1984, Crafts Council Collection: G31. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.