Crane

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Crane
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.3.57
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1958
Primary Description: 
Transparent cobalt and pale green cased in colorless lead glass; blown using latticino technique, manipulated while hot, cut, polished, adhered to base. Tall vertical narrow sculpture of abstracted bird formed of solid glass; vertical line of sculpture extends downward from pulled pointed beak flowing into elongated neck with slight swelling for head, arched and curved body with internal latticino decoration, one side of body deeply notched by a cut extending to narrow base; solid square wooden base with beveled edges, painted black; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bonnier's Inc., Source
1957-06-27
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 282, pl. 248; BIB# 27614