Tanagra-Style Standing Draped Female Figure with Fan

Title: 
Tanagra-Style Standing Draped Female Figure with Fan

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Tanagra-Style Standing Draped Female Figure with Fan
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2008.3.54
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.5 cm, W: 7.3 cm, D: 4.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1900-1910
Web Description: 
Despret was an engineer and an expert in industrial glassmaking. Inside his factory, he kept a studio where he made artistic objects in pâte de verre. Despret was inspired by the discovery, in the 1870s, of hundreds of Hellenistic Greek terracotta figures at the ancient site of Tanagra, in Boeotia, and he made a series of them in glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Zietz, Rainer, Source
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
822
inscription
Engraved On underside of base Difficult to see
SB / 550
label
Sticker On underside of base Circular white sticker with black handwritten text.
Primary Description: 
Varying shades of translucent to opaque pinks; pate de verre technique. Statuette of a woman with a wrap draped around her shoulders, head bent and a fan in her hand (after the antique Tanaga terracotta figures). The top section is light pinks shading to darker pinks.
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2008 (2009) illustrated, p. 2; BIB# AI94759