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Maker: Josh Simpson, American, born 1949

Mega World

1991

Pulled and lamp-worked soda-lime glass with silver and gold leaf

7 7/8 × 8 3/4 in. (20 × 22.23 cm)
Purchased with a gift from Stewart G. Rosenblum, J.D. 1974, M.A. 1974, M.Phil. 1976, Ph.D. 2010, in honor of his aunt and uncle, Helen D. and Benjamin S. Gordon
1992.12.1
Geography: 
Made in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1992,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1993): 148, ill.

Peter Hawes, A Great Panorama Celebrating Twenty-five Years of American Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 33, ill.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 282–83, no. 147.

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