Cactus Botanical with Bulbs and Spirits

Title: 
Cactus Botanical with Bulbs and Spirits

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Title: 
Cactus Botanical with Bulbs and Spirits
Accession Number: 
87.4.62
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.5 cm, W: 7.1 cm, L: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1987
Primary Description: 
Paperweight, "Cactus Botanical with Bulbs and Spirits". Colorless, green, white, purple, tan, yellow non-lead glasses; Flameworked and cased. Tall, solid object, with tapered straight rectangular sides and square top, rounded inward at the base; square bottom; enclosing a prickly pear cactus with blooms and fruit; emerging from a variegated "ground"; the root system with large tan balloon-like pods and figures of two people; below that, a variegated tan patch of ground, with two people and a cactus pad; inscribed on the sides (in script, vibrator tool) "Paul J. Stankard C50 1987".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kaplan, Leo, Source
1987-09-08
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit