Millefiori Head

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Millefiori Head
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.3.21
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 54.6 cm, W(ear to ear): 28.0 cm, D(base): 14.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1994
Credit Line: 
Gift of Berengo Fine Arts
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent and opaque polychrome canes, deep amethsty (appearing black) non-lead glasses; blown, picked-up murrine cane slices, hot-worked, ground, polished, assembled. Flattened ovoid stylized head formed from picked-up scrambled cane slices cased in colorless, top of head has been tooled to form pointed hair tufts and ears, centered features include eyes that are two applied round buttons of black and mouth of a vertical black oval button, all buttons have beveled edges; base of head is adhered to short solid black cylinder; engraved in script on top back of black stand: "Kiki Kogelnik/H.C.".
Series: 
Venetian Heads
Provenance: 
Berengo Fine Arts, Source
1996-09-04
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Kiki Kogelnik/H.C
signature
top back of black stand
The Ruopa Design Depot and the Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Venue(s)
Galerie Judith Walkter 1995-01 through 1995-01
Galerie Bei der Albertina 1995-02 through 1995-02