Siegfried Kills Fafner

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Object Name: 
Vessel
Title: 
Siegfried Kills Fafner
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.4.61
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.7 cm, D (max): 32.1 cm, Diam (max): 24.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1986
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Buechner, Sr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with aqua and amber striation, black, red, gold paint; blown with hot applications, flameworked figure, painted. Cylindrical shape; straight-sided cylinder, tapers slightly at opening; upper one-fourth colored aqua with brown-amber markings, body of vessel has section of loose brownish brush-work and a vertical band extending from opening to an applied doll-like figure painted gold; wrapping around base is a large blown horned slug painted matte black with shining stylized scales; applied colorless facet ring; base of interior painted bright red; concave base, rough pontil; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Buechner, Mary, Source
Buechner, Thomas S. ((American, 1926-2010)), Source
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1987 (1988) p. 6;