Danseuse (Dancer)

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Object Name: 
Winged Female Figure
Title: 
Danseuse (Dancer)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.3.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25 cm; Wingtip to Wingtip W: 13.5 cm; Front to Back D: 13.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1928
Primary Description: 
Very heavy, very bubbly transparent and translucent colorless and slightly greenish glass with some red veining; surface slightly pitted; cast (pate de verre). Figure of a nude standing with large wings inclining, with her hair stylized in scrolls and volutes, her arms parallel to the large wings which have circular ornaments, the whole figure standing on a square base; the base is inscribed on one side "PATE DE CRISTAL D'ARGY-ROUSSEAU", on the other side: "BOURAINE".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Harry Ehrens, Inc., Former Collection
1960
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Particle Theories: International Pate de Verre and Other Cast Glass Granulations
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 2005-04 through 2006-01
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 120, #117; BIB# 35679