Tumbler with Bird of Paradise

Object Name: 
Tumbler with Bird of Paradise

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Object Name: 
Tumbler with Bird of Paradise
Accession Number: 
64.3.89
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.4 cm, Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Artist
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown; rim ground and polished; decoration wheel-engraved. Tumbler: rim plain with flat ground and polished top; straight, tapering wall, which curves in at bottom; base plain with very low kick; pontil mark. Engraved decoration on one side of wall: stork walking to right, head lifted and beak open revealing tongue, wings outspread with long feathers which reach almost to ground; between bird's feet, small clump of vegetation; to left, above its wings, one very small cloud. Signature scratched with diamond point on underside of base, near edge: "V. LIºKOVÁ 1949".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Liskova, Vera ((Czech, 1924-1985)), Source
1964
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-05-16 through 2002-10-21
National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library 2003-02-28 through 2003-09-28
Corning Incorporated Gallery