Canadian Jay and Fall Leaves

Title: 
Canadian Jay and Fall Leaves

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Title: 
Canadian Jay and Fall Leaves
Accession Number: 
83.4.33
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm, Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1982
Primary Description: 
Paperweight, "Canadian Jay and Fall Leaves". Colorless, yellow, black, white, grey non-lead glass; flameworked and cased. Domed, circular form, enclosing a lampworked bird with white breast, striped grey wings, grey back and tail, and black bar across the eye; standing on a dark brown branch with dark yellow leaves; two leaves above; above a second layer of yellow leaves on a dark brown branch; inscribed (vibrator tool) "Ayotte" in script and "12/50" and "'82" on the side; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Habatat Galleries Inc., Source
1983-05-20
Category: 
Inscription: 
Ayotte 12/50 82
signature
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit