Minotauro (Taurus)

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Object Name: 
Miniature Figure
Title: 
Minotauro (Taurus)
Accession Number: 
89.3.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10 cm, W: 5.5 cm; Base Diam: 3.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1989
Primary Description: 
Figure: opaque white striated with brown, base: transparent pink non-lead glass; flameworked, tooled. Miniature, finely-detailed standing figure in contraposto posture, turned and horned head of a bull atop human male nude body, outstretched arms, extended fingers, one leg bent slightly with pointed toe, toes of other foot attached to solid stepped base with spiral decoration; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Paulson, Jerome A., Source
1989-07-11
Lucio, Bubacco, Source
1989-07-11
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16