Garden Butterflies

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Ornamental
Title: 
Garden Butterflies
Accession Number: 
99.4.26
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.4 cm; W: 9.9 cm; D: 6.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1984
Credit Line: 
Gift of Design Dept., Steuben Glass, A Division of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, engraved, sandblasted, polished; five sided prism; top flat and angled down towards the back; front plain; front's two narrow plain adjacent sides angled out; two wider back sides angled in, converging at back edge; three butterfly bodies engraved into back edge, each body has only one set of wings and one antenna; wings and antennae staggered so two sets are on one side and a larger set is in between on the other side; base flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1988