Head (G42)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Head

Made in

Selkirkshire

Date

1986

Materials and techniques

Blown 24% lead crystal, 'overfang' technique sandblasted and engraved. Up to five layers of coloured glass are built up on a bubble. When the bubble or 'embryo' has cooled the various layers are revealed through sandblasting and engraving. Then the embryo is reheated, often cased in clear galss, then blown.

Dimensions

height:  19cm
diameter:  21cm

Object number

G42

Category

  • Head, Lindean Mill Glass, 1986, Crafts Council Collection: G42. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.