Johann Sebastian Bach

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Object Name: 
Plaque
Title: 
Johann Sebastian Bach
Accession Number: 
2006.3.53
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 32.9 cm, W: 33.6, D: 5.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2006
Primary Description: 
"Johann Sebastian Bach," Plaque. Colorless glass; mold-melted, cut, engraved, polished. Semi-circular blank with a flat base and rounded edges. Cut and engraved with a profile of Bach, facing to the viewer's right. Forehead with a lock of hair, eyebrow, eye, nose, cheekbone, lips, and chin articulated with the cutting and engraving; the rest of the engraving is abstract, cloud-like.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Harcuba, Jiri ((Czech b. 1928)), Source
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
J. S. Bach J. Harcuba 2006
signature
Engraved. On underside of base. in script