Spatia Virides I (Illusive Cube with Prism)

Title: 
Spatia Virides I (Illusive Cube with Prism)

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Object Name: 
Maquette
Title: 
Spatia Virides I (Illusive Cube with Prism)
Accession Number: 
93.3.18
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12 cm, D: 9.2 cm, L: 15.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1991-1992
Credit Line: 
Gift of Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova
Primary Description: 
Transparent green non-lead glass, slight amount of uranium; mold-melted in a mold, cut, ground, polished. Asymmetrical small solid sculpture in one piece; sculpture is formally divided into two sections--the larger is a hexagonal "flattened" cube formed of low planes of triangles and parallelograms creating the illusion of a three-dimensional cube, one corner of "cube" is attached to a triangular prism-shaped leg extended at an angle; overall scattered internal air traps; all edges ground and polished flat; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Libensky, Stanislav (Czech, 1921-2002), Source
1993
Brychtova, Jaroslava (Czech, b. 1924), Source
1993
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery