Engraved Egg

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Object Name: 
Engraved Egg
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.3.26
Dimensions: 
H: 8.6 cm, D: 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1970-1979
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rene Megroz and Marcel Megroz
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, pale yellow stain; flameworked glass, stained, diamond-tool engraved. Glass egg with small loop on one end; one side of egg has engraved decoration of a detailed butterfly with outstretched wings on a branch, yellow stain on wings, butterfly sits within oval format engraved to create matte background except for thin non-engraved inset outline; dimple on end of egg.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Megroz, Marcel, Former Collection
Megroz, Rene, Former Collection