Andromache

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Object Name: 
Plaque
Title: 
Andromache
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.2.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.2 cm, W: 23 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1902
Credit Line: 
Gift of Juliette K. Rakow in memory of Leonard S. Rakow
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, transparent amethyst, lead glass; blown, overlaid, etched, cameo-carved. Flat, rectangular shape, cut to follow the outline of columns and an entablature frame; white overlaid on amethyst, cameo-carved to produce the figure of a standing woman, wearing diaphanous dress, one hand holding a veil, the other her skirt; standing an elaborate pavement, before a staircase descending to a lake; at the left, a tripod brazier on a pedestal decorated with two figures; a ship and buildings in the distance; framed by fluted Ionic columns with masks at the bases, an elaborate entablature above; inscribed "ANDROMACHE" at the bottom of the frame, and "Geo. Woodall" (incised script) on the pavement, at the bottom; reverse polished; printed circular collection label on the reverse, inscribed "COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. LEONARD S. RAKOW / CG-14."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rakow Estate, Juliette K. (Mrs. Leonard S.) ((d. 1992)), Source
1989-06-07
Material: 
Inscription: 
COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. LEONARD S. RAKOW / CG-14
Label
Geo. Woodall
Signature
Venue(s)
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1982 through 1982
 
Reflecting Antiquity: Modern Glass Inspired by Ancient Rome (2008-04) illustrated, p. ?;
Modern Glass Inspired By Ancient Rome (2008-02-22) illustrated, p. 1;
The Cameo Glass of Thomas and George Woodall (2000) illustrated, p. 90; BIB# 64626
English Cameo Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1994) illustrated, pp. 51, 62, fig. 47; BIB# 35913
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1989 (1990) p. 5;
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking (1982) illustrated, pp. 77, 115, #70; BIB# 30609