Hand Mirror

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Object Name: 
Hand Mirror
Accession Number: 
80.4.52
Dimensions: 
H: 13.1 cm, L: 22.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1980
Primary Description: 
Red, black, blue, fleshtone, and colorless glass; metal; cast, hot shaped, mirrorized, polished, cemented, fabricated. Hand mirror shape; metal frame supports black glass lozenge shape form which supports mirror; lower surface of lozenge is high glass with eleven drilled circles; upper surface of lozenge is matte; long, thin rectangular mirror mounted on lozenge is set in a 24K gold plated metal frame; the base of the frame stamped "MACNEIL" within a lozenge shape border; metal frame supports mirror component and red glass, conical shape "handle"; half circle metal shape welded beneath frame forms two legs, with the base of the black lozenge forming a third, for supporting the object (see photograph); attached to one side flesh tone and the other pale blue in tone; this circular frame rotates.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Julie Artisan's Gallery, Inc., Source
1980-07-02
Inscription: 
MACNEIL
signature
engraved
Modern and contemporary art glass (2006) illustrated, slide 83; BIB# 130418