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Overall H: 51.1 cm, W: 28 cm, D: 13.7 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
Hill makes female figures that look identical, but which are individualized through posture and gesture. All of her figures, whether single or grouped, are portraits of herself that reflect different states of mind, thoughts, preoccupations, and experiences.
Grover Thurston Gallery, Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent pale pink, green, and blue non-lead glasses, polychrome ceramic; glass cast in cire perdue molds, glazed and raku-fired ceramic parts, assembled. Vertical female figure in frontal symmetrical pose wearing a translucent colorless short-sleeved glass dress extending to mid-calf; head, arms, feet and base are ceramic with tan glaze, polychrome details and overall green and black mottling; head and shoulders are hollow, top and back of head is open, long narrow face with deep-set eyes stare straight out at viewer and is framed by a cap of short black hair with applied lobed colorless glass headpiece, prominent ears, ceramic neck extends to square collar of dress and is edge with short broken rolls of clay with blue spiraling; arms are bent at the elbows and extended forward, upturned palms hold a garland of glass flowers and beads (colorless and pastels threaded on wire) that hangs in a curve in front of the figure; dress is cast in three sections with internal cavities in shape of female body, tunic molded with back gathering, side pocket details and raised daisy patterning; bare ceramic legs and feet stand on green hollow rectangular plinth with surface patterning and pink incised horizontal side band; unsigned.
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Particle Theories: International Pate de Verre and Other Cast Glass Granulations
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 2005-04 through 2006-01
A Bridal Show
Grover Thurston Gallery 1994 through 1994
Glass, Knocking at the Door of Art (2010) illustrated, p. 49; BIB# 115616
Contemporary Glass Sculptures and Panels: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2008) illustrated, p. 30, 142-143 (fig. 56, plate 47); BIB# 107478
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 102, #180; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 38 (1996) illustrated, p. 258, #60; BIB# AI97737
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1995 (1996) illustrated, pp. 15, 24; BIB# AI95180