Engraved Brooch

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Object Name: 
Engraved Brooch
Accession Number: 
88.3.57
Dimensions: 
H: 5.1 cm, W: 5.6 cm, Th: 1.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1988
Primary Description: 
Translucent white non-lead glass cased in deep violet appearing black; engraved with diamond wheel. Rectangular piece of flashed glass roughly engraved and carved in varying degrees of relief depicting a "Puncinello" clown laying in a horizontal position on one arm, clown wears pointed cap, buttoned jacked and diamond patterned leggings; head (long nose and hair) turned in profile against a black and white sky with a black moon in upper right corner; black irregular frame with beveled edge; inscribed in lower right edge: "ChriSch 88".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Galerie Herrmann, Source
1988-11-07
Category: 
Title Unknown (Glasgalerie Herrmann)
Venue(s)
Glasgalerie Herrmann