Murrina with Bestiary in Silhouette

Object Name: 
Murrina with Bestiary in Silhouette

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Object Name: 
Murrina with Bestiary in Silhouette
Accession Number: 
2012.4.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.5 cm, W: 1.3 cm, D: 0.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2001
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Web Description: 
This murrine was made by Marquis for an Australian friend whose last name was “Grbec.” She told people how to spell it by saying it was like “goat, rabbit, bear, elephant, cat.”
Provenance: 
Marquis, Richard (American, b. 1945), Source
2001
to
2012-04-25
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Richard Marquis
stamp
Stamped on cardboard coin sleeve
Primary Description: 
Murrina with Bestiary in Silhouette. Opaque white, blue, and red glass; fused. Rectangular murrina. Five opaque white animal silhouettes on opaque blue field with opaque red border. Animals are a goat, rabbit, bear, elephant, and cat.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2013-02-16 through 2014-02-02
This exhibition is part of the Corning Museum’s ongoing Masters of Studio Glass series developed to provide a platform for in-depth surveys of artists represented in the Museum’s permanent collection.