Figurine of a Young Wanderer

Object Name: 
Figurine of a Young Wanderer

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Object Name: 
Figurine of a Young Wanderer
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Art Institute of Chicago
Primary Description: 
Figurine of a young wanderer lampworked onto a wire armature. he is stepping forward looking left, with both arms angled forward at the elbow and the fingers splayed. He is wearing black shoes, thigh-high stockings of opaque white glass with brown buttons on the sides and brown knee ties, which are pulled over the beige breeches underneath. A long white button-down jacket with two front pockets, and a brown belt around his waist. A purple kerchief is wrapped around his neck. His head with brown curly hair is covered by a purple-black hat with wide brim. A white knapsack with brown shoulder-straps hangs on his back. He is standing on a small lampworked base of colorless and blueish-green glass indicating a grassy surface.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Former Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 67, 682; BIB# 61154
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 44, #74; BIB# 28036