Kenotaphion

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Object Name: 
2-part Sculpture
Title: 
Kenotaphion
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.22
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 69.4 cm, L: 50.7 cm, W (approx.): 26.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, dark grey paint with rose highlights; blown glass, mounted on wooden box covered with gauze, plaster and paint. "Bird" shape atop a rectangular lidded box; (a) large blown glass abstracted bird shape draped in gauze, covered with plaster, then painted dark grey with rose highlights leaving glass exposed only as one almond-shaped "eye"; figure sits atop (b) a lidded wooden casket with deeply chamfered top edge and four small feet, same surface treatment as bird; interior of box lined with velvet; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Zurchin, Catherine (American, b. 1952), Source
1986-04-02
New Glass Review, 7 (1986) illustrated, p. 29, pl. 100;
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38;