Macchinina (Little Car)

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Macchinina (Little Car)
Accession Number: 
2003.3.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.1 cm, W: 27.2 cm, D: 10.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2000
Credit Line: 
Gift of Galleria Rossella Junck
Primary Description: 
Colorless, green, yellow, brown glass; blown, fused, ground and assembled; raku fired ceramic, wire, acorn. Body of vessel resembles a cocoon and is made up of multicolored canes and colorless glass. The canes run horizontally around the entire body of the piece. The colorless portions appear to have been ground. At one end of the vessel is an opening with a small stopper made of ceramic, part of an acorn, and copper wire. The cylindrical feet of the vessel (what appear as wheels) are made of raku fired ceramic with bits of fused red and yellow glass. Each has a wire through its center with green glass beads at each end.
Provenance: 
Galleria Rossella Junck, Former Collection
2003-02-10
Inscription: 
"I. Poilprez 2000"
Signature and date
Engraved On bottom
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-03-08 through 2004-10-31
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2005-02-11 through 2005-07-30