Hedgehog with Fruit

Object Name: 
Hedgehog with Fruit

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Object Name: 
Hedgehog with Fruit
Accession Number: 
71.3.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.8 cm, L: 27.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1970
Primary Description: 
Colorless; flameworked. Hedgehog. Body hollow, made from one piece of glass; roughly egg-shaped, but with underside flattened and pushed in slightly to form oval concavity; wider end flattened and then pulled outward and upward to represent snout; body is covered with spiky protrusions that have been pulled out and pinched at the tips, which terminate in blobs; on hedgehog's back, "impale" on spines, three hollow fruit with stalks, each made from one piece of glass; two pears and one apple. Signed and dated: "V. Liªková/1970" scratched with diamond point on base toward rear end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Art Centrum, Former Collection
1971
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-05-16 through 2002-10-21
National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library 2003-02-28 through 2003-09-28
Corning Incorporated Gallery