Crustacean

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Crustacean
Accession Number: 
86.3.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 34 cm, W: 10 cm, Th: 6.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1985
Primary Description: 
Iridized colorless soda lime glass with transparent black and red glasses; hot worked "crustacean" encased in solid colorless. Irregular, solid horizontal block; delicate complex jointed creature of iridized colorless cased over detailing of black along the body and red protruding from the head; fashioned free-hand then encased in a solid irregular horizontal polished block of colorless; base has been ground flat and polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Barbini, Alfredo (Italian, 1912-2007), Source
1986-04-13
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)
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 154, #260; BIB# 58995
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38;