Portrait Mask of an Unknown Man

Object Name: 
Portrait Mask of an Unknown Man

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Object Name: 
Portrait Mask of an Unknown Man
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2015.3.5
Dimensions: 
(a) Portrait Mask H: 23.8 cm, W: 16.7 cm, D: 10.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1905-1912
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rainer Zietz
Primary Description: 
Portrait Mask of an Unknown Man. Purple pate de verre glass, metal and molded plastic mount. Man's face, oval with lidded eyes, a large nose, thin lips, and curly hair, parted on the left side, which falls slightly over his brow.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rainer Zietz Limited, Source
2010-10-12
to
2015-04-07
Christie's, South Kensington, Former Collection
1967
to
2010-10-12
Walker, Bob, Former Collection
1967
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
SB / 770
label
Affixed (a) on back of mask circular white paper label
PURPLE / SB770
label
Affixed (b) on base of mount rectangular white paper label
G. Despret
signature
Engraved (a) on front of mask on neck
Corning Museum Adds Major Works of Glass, Library Collections (2016) illustrated, p. 320 (#18, bottom left); BIB# AI102876