The Senator

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Object Name: 
2-part Sculpture
The Senator
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a&b) H: 36.5 cm; (a) H: 34.3 cm; (b) L: 14 cm
Not on Display
about 1974
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elsie Burton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with single red inclusion; flameworked, non-blown, tooled. Vertical irregular form of solid glass trailings; semi-openwork sculpture has been free-formed by trailing and tooling hot colorless glass in a vertical tapering form based on the human figure; central section has been inserted with a small section of red which protrudes through two sides, opposite sides have been pressed flat with a tool making a regular grid pattern of small indentations; base tapers to a smooth point which is inserted into an irregular black wooden block stand.
Burton, Elsie, Source