Torso

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Torso
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.3.13
Dimensions: 
H: 22.8 cm, W: 9.2 cm, L: 8.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Primary Description: 
Colorless with transparent amber and translucent opal non-lead glass; iridized; flame-worked and tooled. Hollow male torso; stylized nude male torso in contraposto position; neck and lower jaw form narrow top opening, trunk is armless, legs terminate above the knee, one leg strides forward; colorless glass has been overlaid with coloring oxides creating an overall iridized amber appearance with opalescent striations; object rests on closed flattened bases of legs.
Provenance: 
Buechner, Thomas S. (American, 1926-2010), Source
1986-04-21
Inscription: 
Merloz/85
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