Monster no. 1 [slide].

Kelman, Janet, 1948-
[Royal Oak, Mich.], 1985.
glass ; 12.5 cm. x 22.5 cm.
Buechner, Thomas S.
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CMoG: 86.4.49
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Slides & Transparencies
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Kelman, Janet; NGR 7, no. 43
Variant Title: 
Monster # 1
Object in the collection of The Corning Museum of Glass, 86.4.49 acquired by the Museum in 1986.
Description in New Glass Review: Fused and slumped glass; sandblasted, enameled.
Description in CMoG glass object database: Colorless non-lead glass with opaque lavender, amethyst, blue, tan, yellow, green, aqua enamels; fused, sandblasted, enameled, slumped. "Cut-out" four-legged animal; sections of translucent glass are fused together forming a "cut-out" animal with a pointed head, four-pronged tail and four legs with high-heeled shoes; entire outer side of body painted with enamels which will iridize during re-firing in a patchwork of shades of purple, green, gold and blue on the animal's back, stripes on the tail and legs and on the head in a gradation from gold on to purple; small "wells" are sandblasted into triangle shapes at the neck, small squares at the grid junctures on the back, and eyes, lips and teeth on the head, depressions are filled with non- iridizing, multi-colored enamels; entire flat piece is then slumped over a carved insulation brick to form standing creature; inscribed "cO 1985 Janet Kelman" on underside above back right leg.
Technique: Fusing, slumping, sandblasting and enameling.
Type: Sculpture.
Image orientation: landscape.
Published in: New Glass Review 7, p. 18, no. 43.
Master slide condition: Scattered residue and scattered scratches.
Slide condition: Dust.
Copies in drawer: 1
New Glass Review 7; entry no. 105.1.85
New Glass Review winner ; NGR 7 no. 43