Anemone

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Object Name: 
Glass Assemblage
Title: 
Anemone
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.4.56
Dimensions: 
H: 33.1 cm, W: 33.1 cm, D: 23 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fredrica H. Fields
Primary Description: 
Multicolor non-lead glass (Italian tesserae, opaque black flashed on colorless, plate glass, herringbone patterned colorless) dominated by red, yellow and blue, painted dark gray hardwood box, electrical lighting, Devcon 2-ton clear Epoxy; engraved flashed glass, multi-colored colored tesserae epoxied to colorless glass, assembled with spaces between layers. Small deep wooden box with molding; electrical illumination behind layers of assembled glass creating light box effect of abstract intertwined and spiraled linear patterning; pair of painted metal loop handles screwed to opposite sides of box, hanging device attached to back; small holes drilled in back to prevent moisture build-up; attached brass plaque on lower front frame; inscribed "FREDRICA H. FIELDS".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fields, Fredrica H. ((b. 1912)), Source