Subterranean Guardian

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Subterranean Guardian
Accession Number: 
2006.4.191
Dimensions: 
Overall (with base) H: 60.1 cm, W: 25.5 cm, D: 25 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1988
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family
Primary Description: 
Optical glass, colorless, translucent dark amethyst and multi-colored opaque glass; cut, ground, bonded. Tall rectangular sculpture of colorless glass with slices of multi-colored glass on the interior that sits atop a square shaped dark amethyst base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Habatat Gallery, Chicago, Former Collection
1988
Heineman, Ben W. Sr. Family, Source
Inscription: 
SUBTERRANEAN / GUARDIAN / 1988 / Jon Kuhn
signature
Engraved On underside of (a) signature in script
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Contemporary Glass Gallery and Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection (2009) illustrated, p. 176, pl. 93; BIB# 109983