African Scene with Palm Trees, Monkey and Elephants

Object Name: 
African Scene with Palm Trees, Monkey and Elephants

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Object Name: 
African Scene with Palm Trees, Monkey and Elephants
Accession Number: 
2004.3.9
Dimensions: 
a) Palm tree H: 14.2 cm; b) Palm tree H: 13 cm; c) Palm tree, Monkey H: 15.1 cm; d) Elephant H: 5.7 cm; e) Elephant H: 5.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1930-1939
Credit Line: 
Gift of Tina Oldknow and Peter Herzberg
Primary Description: 
Opaque green, yellow, brown, red, pink and ivory colored glass; flameworked; metal wire; assembled. "Scene" consists of 3 palm trees, one with a monkey in it, and two elephants. Each separate piece has a wire (or two in the case of the elephants) extending out the bottom to be attached to a base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herzberg, Peter, Former Collection
2004-03-04
Oldknow, Tina, Former Collection
2004-03-08