Male Jester Musician

Object Name: 
Male Jester Musician

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Object Name: 
Male Jester Musician
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.3.72 D
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1991
Credit Line: 
Gift of Susanne K. Frantz
Primary Description: 
Opaque light blue, white, pink (several shades), brown, and black, transparent bluish gray, colorless glasses; flameworked. Jester, dancing as he plays mandolin. Male, with left foot resting on conical base and right knee raised in dance, looking back and downward over right shoulder; he wears jester's clothes: light blue and pink three-horned cap with black bells at ends of horns, brown long-nosed mask over eyes and nose, blue and pink long-sleeved shirt with right sleeve blue and left sleeve pink, hose with right leg pink and left leg blue; and pointed shoes with black bells at ends, right shoe blue and left shoe pink; his left hand supports brown and white mandolin with black bridge and keys, which he plucks with right hand; 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.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16