Hedgehog

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Object Name: 
Hedgehog
Accession Number: 
81.3.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.8 cm, L: 28.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1972-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of Vera Liskova
Primary Description: 
Colorless; flameworked. Porcupine. Body hollow, roughly pear-shape, with narrow end representing snout and with flat underside; quills represented by narrow lampworked tubes which have flattened bulbs at points of attachment to body and are drawn backward: around edge of bottom, nine short quills; above these, many longer quills which cover all of body except snout. Signed: "V. Liªková" in black beneath quill at edge of bottom.
Provenance: 
Liskova, Vera (Czech, 1924-1985), Source
1981
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Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16
Czechoslovakian Glass 1350-1980
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1981-05-02 through 1981-11-01
Six centuries of objects from five Czechoslovakian museums and more than 20 contemporary Czech glass artists. From the geographic region of Czechoslovakia known as Bohemia, came (and continues to come) a dazzling sequence of decorative designs and techniques for the embellishment of glass. The history of the Czechoslovakian artist is not simply a catalog of applied decorative techniques, but a sequential array of innovations and improvements that have often set the standard for the rest of the world.
 
Launching the Imagination: A Comprehensive Guide to Basic Design (2002) illustrated, 5-4, fig. 5.9; BIB# 68554
Czechoslovakian Glass: 1350-1980 (Exhibition) (1981) illustrated, pp. 124, 161, #122; BIB# 30316
Launching the Imagination illustrated, p. 109 fig. 5.9; BIB# 140420