Octopuses Garden

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Title: 
Octopuses Garden
Accession Number: 
2006.4.131
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.6 cm, Diam (max): 9.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1997
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
"Octopuses Garden," Paperweight. Colorless, opaque blue and multi-colored glass; flameworked and cased. Large domed paperweight with blue ground and an ocean scene including seaweed, jellyfish and an octopus.
Provenance: 
Grubb, Randall (American, b. 1961), Source
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Randall Grubb 97
signature
Engraved Along bottom edge of weight. in script
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Paperweight Pals (2012) illustrated, pp. 11, 21; BIB# 130749