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4 Sculptures
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(A) H: 22.4 cm, W: 23.1 cm; (B) H: 15.1 cm, W: 23 cm; (C) H: 15.5 cm, W: 32.5 cm; (D) H: 17 cm, W: 25.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jean and Martin Mensch
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent white inclusions, striations of transparent and translucent orange, amethyst, yellow, red, blue, aqua non-lead glasses, lead coloration; blown, manipulated, cut polished. Four small blown sculptures, each in general form of two or three rotated lobes cased in colorless with elongated tips; sculptures rest on lobe tips and hollow tube extension with ground and polished openings: (A) three lobes, overall white with striations of amethyst, yellow, cobalt, and orange; (B) three lobes, overall colorless, striations of yellow and white; (C) two lobes, overall white with striations of aqua, yellow and amethyst; (D) two lobes, overall white, striations of red, amethyst, blue, and aqua; each inscribed in script on lower side of juncture of lobes: "lipofsky 74"
Mensch, Jean, Source
Mensch, Martin, Source