Beetle or Roach

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Object Name: 
Beetle or Roach
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.3.25
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1985-1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of Susanne K. Frantz
Primary Description: 
Opaque black, reddish brown, transparent pink non-lead glasses, gold metal foil; flameworked with metallic inclusions. Life-size insect; small black head with pincers, reddish-brown applied eyes, pair of long thin antanae extend out and curve back past length of body; short black ovoid front half, sharply waisted to narrow elongated rear section tapering to a point, top has metallic inclusion and pink cast, central crease; three pairs of articulated black legs, one pair on front lobe extending forward, two pair on rear lobe, extending back.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Frantz, Susanne K., Source
1989-05-05
Corning Glass Center, Source
1989-05-05
Inscription: 
VC
signature
Stamped on underside
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16
 
Curiosities of Glassmaking (2007-04-02) illustrated, p. 8A;