Macbeth

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Macbeth
Accession Number: 
2016.4.43
Dimensions: 
(a-d) Sculpture H: 28 cm, W: 40.5 cm, D: 16.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1990
Credit Line: 
Gift of Willson and Susan Craigie
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Macbeth". Colorless glass, black granite; cast, copper-wheel engraved, assembled. Three-part glass sculpture interpreting the Scottish play, "Macbeth". (a) Colorless cast glass panel with one rounded edge. Panel copper-wheel engraved with image of the face of a man, Macbeth. (b) Colorless cast glass panel with one rounded edge. Panel copper-wheel engraved with image of a man, Duncan I, wearing a crown. A dagger is engraved on the front of the panel creating an overall image of the king moments before being stabbed by the dagger. (c) Colorless cast glass pillar with impressed image of a dagger. (d) Rectangular black granite base with black felt applied to base and top. (e) Certificate of authenticity and black and white photograph in leather-bound, velvet-lined holder.
Provenance: 
Craigie, Susan, Source
2014-10-01
to
2016-12-28
Craigie, Willson, Source
2014-10-01
to
2016-12-28
Material: 
Inscription: 
0481 BRIELLE GALLERIES / MACBETH
label
Affixed (d) on bottom of granite base rectangular white paper label
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2016 (2016) illustrated, p. 47; BIB# 714015
A Toast to Shakespeare's Globe (1990) illustrated, pp. 6-7; BIB# 85656