Pilchuck Snake

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Pilchuck Snake
Accession Number: 
90.4.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.7 cm, W: 12.4 cm, L: 37.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1988
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with pale green cast, polychrome enamels ; hot-formed glass covered with Kugler color, sandblasted areas then enamel painted and fired to 1000 degrees F. Solid hot-formed snake, with single-horned human head; head and horn have overall light bluish-gray enamel background; black detail brushwork; red lips and cheeks, yellow pupils; body has undecorated sections that alternate with rings of blue-gray enamel, with yellow spots and black detail; black has scratched linear patterning; patches on underside have been ground flat; inscribed in script on base: Ulrica HV Pilchuck 1988.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Traver Sutton Gallery, Source
1990-01-18
Pilchuck Show 1988
Venue(s)
Traver Sutton Gallery 1988 through 1988