Aquatic Bird on Perch

Object Name: 
Aquatic Bird on Perch

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Aquatic Bird on Perch
Accession Number: 
58.3.17
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27 cm, W: 20 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1954
Primary Description: 
Colorless, white, yellow, black, and red glass; fused, blown, and hot-worked. Elongated, hollow bird body is blown of predominantly white and colorless fused filigrana canes, with some red and black canes; the breast is yellow, white, and colorless murrine; the long beak and feet are solid, opaque white glass; the eyes are solid black glass. The bird perches on an upside-down blown tumbler made of colorless and white canes (a canne); the bird is joined hot to the perch. No signature.
Provenance: 
Venini Glassworks, Source
1958
Color: 
Venini Glass
Venue(s)
Museo Franz Mayer Arts Decorativas en Mexico 2004-07-01 through 2004-10-01