Female Jester Musician

Object Name: 
Female Jester Musician

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Object Name: 
Female Jester Musician
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.3.72 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1991
Credit Line: 
Gift of Susanne K. Frantz
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, yellow, pink, red, brown, orange, and black, transparent bluish gray, colorless glasses; flameworked. Jester, dancing as she plays violin. Female, with right foot resting on conical base and left knee raised in dance; she wears jester's clothes: yellow and white three-horned cap with black bells at ends of horns, red mask over eyes and nose, yellow and white long-sleeved jacket with right sleeve white and left sleeve yellow, and with collar and bottom cut in five triangular projections, each with black bell at tip; hose with right leg yellow and left leg white; and pointed shoes, white on right foot and yellow on left foot, each with black bell at end; her left hand supports brownish orange violin tucked under her chin, while right hand holds black bow; base consists of cone, edge of which has been drawn outward and downward at four equidistant points; impressed on underside of base: "B L".
Provenance: 
Frantz, Susanne K., Source
1991
Category: 
Technique: 
The Studio at 20
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2016-05-26 through 2017-01-22
For 20 years, The Studio has been a starting point for emerging artists and an incubator for new work by established artists. The works on view in this exhibition are part of the Museum’s permanent collection and were created by artists who have taught or who have been artists in residence at The Studio. Additional pieces by this artistic community can be found in the Glass Collection Galleries, where they are identified by The Studio at 20 symbol. The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass is a community of artists who come together to learn, create, and teach. Since opening its doors in 1996, The Studio has welcomed more than 20,000 students, instructors, and resident artists from around the world. What sets this teaching institution apart from others are the unique combination of facilities, the talented and dedicated staff, the inspiration of the Museum’s rich historical glass collection, and the significant holdings and staff assistance in the Rakow Research Library. In addition to being an internationally renowned glass teaching facility, The Studio is a place where artists come to make their work. A residency program supports 10–12 artists per year. Artists are selected through an application process and live and work in Corning for one month, fully supported by the staff of The Studio. The Studio is open to the public, so please stop in during your visit to the Museum. Learn more about classes, special programs, artist residencies, and instructors at The Studio.