18th Nov, 2022 11:00 EST

Modern and Contemporary Craft: Selections from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

 
  Lot 85
 

85

Fritz Dreisbach (American, b. 1941)
Two Black and White Hand Blown Glass Cups, USA, circa 1970s

Hand blown glass
Unmarked

H: 5 3/4, W: 5 3/8, D: 3 in. (larger)

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

Estimated at $250 - $350


 

Hand blown glass
Unmarked

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

Literature

"The Pfannebecker Collection." American Craft, October/November, 1980, p. 3 (handled example in present lot illustrated)

Artist Biography

Fritz Dreisbach was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1941. He received a B.A. in 1962 from Hiram College, Ohio; an M.A.T. in 1963 from Oberlin College, Ohio; an M.A. in 1965 from the University of Iowa; and an M.A. in 1967 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he worked as an assistant to Harvey Littleton. Dreisbach has taught at the School of the Toledo Museum of Art, Pilchuk Glass School in Stanwood, Washington, and Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. A founding member of the Glass Art Society in 1971, he served two terms as president. Dreisbach is a leading figure in the early American studio glass movement with works in major collections including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Corning Museum of Glass, the Cooper-Hewitt, the High Museum of Art, Mint Museum of Art, and many others.

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