Vogelkopf

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Vogelkopf
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.3.64
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 39.8 cm, D: 12.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1984
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with pink, blue, green and white enamels; mold-blown, cracked-off, ground, polished, sandblasted, diamond-point engraved, painted. Tall colorless cylindrical shape, ground and polished rim, sandblasted from base to approximately one-third the distance from top rendering it translucent, then loosely and thinly brushed with pale pastels creating a feather patterning over body and base of cylinder; emerging from top edge of brushwork is a head of a bird with slightly opened beak which has been sandblasted then detailed with diamond-point engraving; inscribed on base "FS" in a square.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Source
1985-07-23
Zweiter Coburger Glaspreis fur moderne Glasgestaltung in Europa, 1985
Venue(s)
Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg 1985-07-14 through 1985-10-13