Butterfly Girl

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Butterfly Girl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.4.63
Dimensions: 
H: 27.4 cm, W: 21 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1973
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Edwin J. Beinecke, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, copperwheel engraved. Butterfly wing teardrop shape; on one side is engraved a winged nude girl surrounded by her tresses of hair; on the opposite side the surface is scalloped with ridges representing the structure of a butterfly wing; signed on base in script "Steuben 8-20".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J., Jr., Source
Uncovering treasures in the Empire State (1999) p. 133, fig. 10;
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 34, #50; BIB# 35681
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1982 (1983) p. 7;