Light and Shadow

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Object Name: 
Glass Assemblage
Title: 
Light and Shadow
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.4.58
Dimensions: 
H: 92 cm, W: 67.4 cm, D: 32.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1957
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fredrica H. Fields
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber, pale yellow, green, cobalt non-lead glass and colorless glass rods, engraved black and white flashed on colorless glasses, multi-colored translucent and colorless glass rods, colorless shaft glass, strips of black lace, painted hardwood box, electrical lighting; layers of colorless glass sandwiching sheets of engraved flashed glass, lace and rods; assembled within non-removable wooden frame, no space between layers, no adhesive. Large deep vertical rectangular wooden box with molding and wide inset border, painted dark gray; bands of lace and layer of vertical rods create abstract vertical and diagonal bar pattern; pair of painted metal handles screwed to opposite sides of box, hanging device on back; small holes drilled in back of frame for ventilation; attached brass plaque on lower front of box, inscribed: "FREDRICA H. FIELDS".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fields, Fredrica H. ((b. 1912)), Source
Title Unknown (Concordia College)
Venue(s)
Concordia College 1982 through 1982
Title Unknown (YWCA)
Venue(s)
YWCA 1982 through 1982
 
Title Unknown (First Presbyterian Church)
Venue(s)
First Presbyterian Church, Stamford 1976 through 1976
International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts