New York -- The El

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
New York -- The El
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.4.23
Dimensions: 
H: 11.3 cm, L (max.): 17.5 cm, W (max.): 6.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1976
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
Primary Description: 
Pale blue tinted glass; cut, engraved, polished. Irregular fourteen-sided shape, polished edges, engraved design on one surface represents man with briefcase and walking stick (?) moving from left to right toward doors of train; below train another surface inscribed "42nd St" with arrow pointing right; above train and to its right two other surfaces engraved with abstract arc and line decoration; stipple engraved (?) on base "Gene Scala I" and on surface adjoining base "The El".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Anonymous Source
Color: 
Inscription: 
Gene Scala I
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