Porcupine

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Object Name: 
Porcupine
Accession Number: 
81.3.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.9 cm, L: 37.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1970
Credit Line: 
Gift of Vera Liskova
Primary Description: 
Porcupine. Colorless borosilicate glass; flameworked. Body hollow, roughly pear-shaped, with narrow end representing snout and with flat underside; quills represented by narrow lampworked tubes which have flattened bulbs at points of attachment to body and are drawn backward, and which cover all of body except snout. Signed: "V. Liªková" in black beneath quill at edge of bottom.
Provenance: 
Liskova, Vera (Czech, 1924-1985), Former Collection
1981
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-10-17 through 2003-02-16