Kisima

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Kisima
Accession Number: 
82.4.57
Dimensions: 
Overall with Base H: 15.5 cm, L: 45.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1960
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Edwin J. Beinecke, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, engraved with copper wheel; on wood and plastic base. Arched, tusk shape form is engraved with a procession of animals on one side and trees on the other, the upper portions of some animals cut out in full relief; from left to right, the animals are: three elephants, two four legged animals resembling zebras, three giraffes, two lions, three marabou and a baboon; on the opposite side, six trees; signed on base in script, "Steuben".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J., Jr., Source
Corning Glass Center 2000/Steuben Exhibition
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1997-09-20 through 1997-10-11
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
 
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 64, 95, pl. 99; BIB# 33046
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1982 (1983) p. 7;