Green Piece,an emerald green Pollitt glass sculpture invites you to travel through the turns and twists of its 1'-2" high x 4" diameter design. Screen reader support enabled.

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A medium polish finish on the Pollitt glass sculpture, called Green Piece, reveals shadows and lines from its far side.
Green Piece
Emerald Green
1'-2”h x 4” dia.

Creating this piece

An 8"-high cylinder perches on a 1"-high stem. And together they balance atop a 5"-high, round-bottomed base.
An 8"-high cylinder perches on a 1"-high stem. And together they balance atop a 5"-high, round-bottomed base.
A rounded base with meridian-like groves now balances a tornado-shaped top almost twice its height.
A rounded base with meridian-like groves now balances a tornado-shaped top almost twice its height.
The tornado shape is now excavated. With 1/4 of the wall missing, it reveals its hollow center as it twists above the maridian base.
The tornado shape is now excavated. With 1/4 of the wall missing, it reveals its hollow center as it twists above the maridian base.
The wax has been "sanded" to a smoother finish in this photo of the opposite side of the tornado shape..
The wax has been "sanded" to a smoother finish in this photo of the opposite side of the tornado shape..
What looks to be a finished wax sculpture shows a graceful, open structure atop a swirled meridan base.
What looks to be a finished wax sculpture shows a graceful, open structure atop a swirled meridan base.
But the final wax reveals a dramatically evolved design.. Multiple, slender twists. Increased negative space. And the artist's pursuit of sculptural grace.
But the final wax reveals a dramatically evolved design.. Multiple, slender twists. Increased negative space. And the artist's pursuit of sculptural grace.
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