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April Day 2: Important Works of Art

Thu, Apr 28, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 362

Large Chihuly Basket Cylinder

Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000

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Dale Chihuly (American, b. 1941). Large art glass cylindrical vessel from Chihuly's "Baskets" series, in shades of pink and green. Incised signature and dated 1987 along the underside.

Dale Chihuly first encountered glass art as an interior design student at the University of Washington. Immediately fascinated, he went on to study glass at the University of Wisconsin, which was the first university in the United States to teach glassblowing. From there, he went on to the Rhode Island School of Design, where he continued to learn about glass and eventually ended up teaching. His education continued with a Fulbright Fellowship to go to the famous glassblowing studios of Venice. After his time in Italy, he returned to his home state of Washington to found his own glass school, the Pilchuck Glass School, with Ann and John Hauberg, influential supporters of the arts in Seattle. At this school, his art style and process truly flourished. In particular, Chihuly first fostered the collaborative method of glassblowing he had witnessed in Italy at Pilchuck, something that would become a hallmark of his artistic process.

Height: 10 1/2 in x width 8 1/4 in x depth: 7 in. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.