The Space-3

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Object Name: 
Sculpture in 3 parts
The Space-3
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(A) H: 22.3 cm, W: 30.3 cm, D: 28.3 cm; (B) H: 24.2 cm, L: 29.9 cm, W: 28.9 cm; (C) H: 18.7 cm, L: 26.8 cm, W: 22.5
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Leo Kaplan
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, blue-gray and red-brown enamels; blown, enameled. Three slightly irregular spheres, each has been collapsed on one side to create concave surface, each has necked opening (ground flat) on side where bubble came off of pipe; overall enameled decoration on exterior (non-concave area) of each sphere depicting three stylized blue-grey female (brown-red details) torsos with raised arms, heads of figures almost meeting at center of concave area; (A) middle-sized element, figures accompanied by small flying bird, small stylized figure of male on ground line painted at inside edge of concave area; (B) largest element; (C) smallest element; unsigned.
Savelyeva, Lyubov Ivanovna (Soviet, b. 1940), Source
Kaplan, Leo (d. 2013), Source
Kaplan, Ruth, Source
Russian Glass of the 17th-20th Centuries
Soviet Academy of Fine Arts 1990 through 1990
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, p. 151, #59; BIB# AI30154
Russian Glass of the 17th-20th Centuries (1990) illustrated, pp. 155, 173, #119; BIB# 33603