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Bowl, from Pastel collection, 2014

This is a Bowl. It was designed by Scholten & Baijings, Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Scholten & Baijings as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2014. Its medium is hand-blown, colored glass with gradient and silvering inside.

Scholten & Baijings explore the balance of color, form, and details of everyday objects. This piece from the Pastel collection was produced by Verreum, a glassworks manufacturer in Prague, Czech Republic. The collection employs an interior and exterior metallic silver coating to hide and reveal rich color gradients. This method transforms the glass into a mysterious, ever-changing surface that interacts with its surroundings.

It is credited Courtesy of Scholten & Baijings.

Our curators have highlighted 14 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Bowl
  • earthenware.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Georgiana L. McClellan.
  • 1956-109-1-a/d

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 7.1 × 30 cm (2 13/16 × 11 13/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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