Animal Architecture

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Sculpture in two parts
Animal Architecture
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(A) H: 21.6 cm, L: 44.4 cm, W: 9 cm; (B) H: 19.9 cm, L: 42.2 cm, W: 6.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass (double diamond plate) with natural green tint; cut, fused and sandblasted. (A,B) Abstract, four- legged animal; free-standing on four legs; hollow "envelope" body comprised of two wide, flat, triangular sections joined along top two edges with thin, pointed, irregular projections sandwiched within seam; body open at base; each "leg" formed of two overlapped triangles fused together and onto the body; overall interior and exterior sandblasted giving matte surface; (A) slightly larger of the pair, with deep green tint, legs are fused to exterior of body; (B) legs fused to inside edge of body; inscribed on one side of each "body" near tip/edge "F.7./85" [reversed block letter F., numeral seven or one./85].
Fossil Hunter
Tennent, Frances V. (b. 1962), Source
New Glass Review, 7 (1986) illustrated, p. 26, pl. 83;
Animal Architecture (1985) illustrated BIB# 102665