Shah-nama

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Shah-nama
Accession Number: 
81.3.21
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.9 cm, W: 26.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1980
Primary Description: 
Colorless flat glass; etched, probably enameled; in metal frame. Ten rectangular glass frames stacked together within metal frame; frame screws together at base; imagery depicts native figure with blue head and body, red mouth and loincloth, bracelets on left wrist and right ankle, and raised left arm with finger pointed in direction of wild spotted cat; the cat with white body, red mouth and black spots; behind the cat a green growth of leaves; to the left of the native figure, a pair of doors; beneath the figure a diamond pattern floor; etched into the center of the top pane, "j" in script; to the native figure's right, above and behind, "42"; and, below the cat, "Shah-nama" in script; signed in lower front right corner, "Zamecnikova 80."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Art Centrum, Former Collection
1981
Color: 
Inscription: 
Zamecnikova 80
signature
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Sculpture Gallery
Czechoslovakian Glass 1350-1980
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1981-05-02 through 1981-11-01