5 Millefiori Canes

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Object Name: 
5 Millefiori Canes
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(A) H: 7.3 cm, W: 8.7 cm; (B) D: 6.1 cm, L: 3.5 cm; (C) L: 13.1 cm, D: 1.8 cm; (D) L: 13.9 cm, D: 3 cm; (E) L:20.2 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Lead (?) glass; pressed, encased; (A) black glass; pressed. Thick, flat shape, silhouette of a striding rooster, with arching tail feathers and erect head; one side rough ground, the remainder rippled. (B) Black, opaque white, and transparent dark blue glass; overlay. hick, flat, cylindrical shape, silhouette of a black rooster, coated with opaque white, and ringed by a scalloped blue band, with the figure running throughout; both faces polished. (C) Black, opaque white, and transparent dark blue glass. Long, cylindrical rod, enclosing the silhouette of a black rooster, encased in opaque white, and clad with a scalloped blue coating; both ends polished. (D) Black, white, blue, red, and colorless glass. Bundle of long, cylindrical rods; a ring of 15 red, white and colorless "tubes" encircling a large rod enclosing a black rooster silhouette in opaque white, with a scalloped blue border; bound in two places with brass wire; ends of the red rods cleanly sheared, faces of the inner rod polished. (E) Pink, white, black, blue, and colorless glass. Long, thin, rod; enclosing black silhouette of a rooster in opaque white, within a blue scalloped border, encircled by a ring of pink and white tubular rods; both faces sheared cleanly.
Pattern Name: 
Coq Noir
Compagnie des Verreries et Cristalleries de Baccarat, Source
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Arte de vidriocontemporaneo usando el soplete (2006) illustrated, p. 104 top right;
Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms, Styles and Techniques (2005) illustrated, p. 11; BIB# 99164
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) illustrated, pp. 6-9; p. 6, Fig. 1; BIB# 26765
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #1; BIB# 34353