Model of a Plum

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Object Name: 
Model of a Plum
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.91 A
On Display
Primary Description: 
Translucent yellow non-lead glass; lampworked. (A) Oval, yellow form, with groove along one side; some red speckles on side; transparent yellowish "juice" drop hanging at the bottom; wire stem with thin glass coating. (B) Similar form, with larger red speckles; three bulbous, colorless protuberances of "juice" on the sides; green glass-coated wire stem. (C) Colorless, pinkish, green non-lead glasses; lampworked, painted. Ovoid form, with slight groove along one side; pinkish, mottled; large yellowish protuberance at the bottom; curved green stem. (D) Colorless, yellow, green non-lead glasses; lampworked, painted. Ovoid form, with groove along one side; bright yellow, speckles; raised pink spots; raised colorless patch of "juice" on one side, and at the bottom; green stem with rough black end.
Walther, Gerhard, Source