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94/104/2 Goblet, teapot-shaped stem, blown glass, made by Richard Marquis and Dante Marioni, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1994. Click to enlarge.

Goblet by Richard Marquis and Dante Marioni

Made by Canberra School of Art in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1994.

Richard Marquis is best known to international artists, critics and glass collectors for his murini teapots and glass sculptures assembled from various glass forms such as teapots, balls, cylinders or cones often piled one upon another in curious colourful ‘towers’. Dante Marioni is well known for his finely executed drinking vessels with with strong references to the Italian tradition of glass working. The two artists began working together in 1987. In 1991 they created the first teapot goblets...

Summary

Object No.

94/104/2

Object Statement

Goblet, teapot-shaped stem, blown glass, made by Richard Marquis and Dante Marioni, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1994

Physical Description

Goblet, made of blown clear glass coloured with fine glass canes utilising various filigrana patterns, assembled from various forms as a colourful tower with stem in the form of a teapot; the vessel has a low conical foot supporting a teapot-shaped stem, this spherical shaped teapot stem has a short spout, ring handle and knopped cover, a tall flute glass bowl (of inverted conical form) rises from the top of the cover knop on a short stem; the clear glass foot and bowl feature a 'zanfirico' design in fine black and white canes and the footrim and rim are edged with red, and the teapot-shaped stem is coloured with 'vetro a reticello' canes of mid blue colour (spiralling bands outlining segments filled with fine criss-cross diagonal threads making a diamond lattice network).

Marks

Engraved mark on foot "Canberra Work Shop 1994 Marquis Dante Marioni"

Dimensions

Height

257 mm

Production

Notes

Collaborative work by visiting USA glass artists, Richard Marquis and Dante Marioni, produced at glass workshop at the Canberra School of Arts, 25-27 February, 1994.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1994

Acquisition Date

2 May 1994

Cite this Object

Harvard

Goblet by Richard Marquis and Dante Marioni 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 September 2019, <https://ma.as/137730>

Wikipedia

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This object is currently on display in Store 1 at the Museums Discovery Centre.

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