Spider

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Object Name: 
Spider
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.3.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.7 cm, W: 4.9 cm, L: 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1985-1989
Primary Description: 
Opaque black, reddish-brown, transparent green, non-lead glasses; flameworked. Life-like and life-sized spider with four pairs of long, thin articulated green and black legs emerging from front half of double-ovoid lobed body; small head indicated by two applied reddish eyes and pair of short extending antennae with ball tips; larger rear lobe has metallic inclusion with trailed and pulled black decoration encased in green glass, underside bears tool marks, unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Glass Center, Source
1989-02-23
Technique: 
Inscription: 
VC
signature
Stamped on underside
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16