Mechanical Glass Theater

Object Name: 
Mechanical Glass Theater

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Object Name: 
Mechanical Glass Theater
Accession Number: 
2002.3.22
Dimensions: 
Overall (without frame) H: 51.5 cm, W: 68 cm, D: 25.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1725-1775
Primary Description: 
Wood, lampworked glass; mirror, rock crystal, fabric and shell. Large rectangular theater with movable figures sitting at a table.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mes Rieunier & Bailly-Pommery, Source
2002-07-24
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16
Jurors' Choice (New Glass Review 32) (2011) illustrated, p. 81, top; BIB# AI95693
Masterpiece 2010 London (2010-06) illustrated, p. 79;
A French Feast: The Corning Theatre in Context (2005) illustrated, pp. 371-374; color plates 116-118; BIB# AI68507
Recent Important Acquisitions, 45 (2003) illustrated, p. 206, fig. 7; BIB# AI59133
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2002 (2003) illustrated, p. 10; BIB# AI93609