Urn with Classical Scene of a Youth and Two Horses

Object Name: 
Urn with Classical Scene of a Youth and Two Horses

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Object Name: 
Urn with Classical Scene of a Youth and Two Horses
Accession Number: 
2015.4.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.5 cm, Diam (max): 19.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1940
Primary Description: 
Urn with Classical Scene of a Youth and Two Horses from "Twenty-seven Contemporary Artists" series. Colorless lead glass; mold-blown, applied, engraved. Colorless lead glass, mold-blown, engraved. Inverted bell-shaped urn body with wide mouth on tall baluster foot decorated with applied scrolls, imitating an ancient South Italian vase. Engraved design of a classical scene with the figure of a partially nude youth and two horses, with classical architectural elements in the background; reverse is plain.
Department: 
Series: 
Twenty-seven Contemporary Artists
Provenance: 
Stair Galleries, Former Collection
2008
Roth, David, Source
2009-01-05
to
2015-03-03
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Steuben 1940 de Chirico #2 of 6
signature
Engraved on base in script
G. de Chirico
signature
Engraved on body, beneath engraved foot of the youth in script
Twenty-Seven Contemporary Artists in Crystal
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1940-01-10 through 1940-02-12
Acquisitions (2016) illustrated, p. 39 #25; BIB# AI101418
Corning Museum Adds Major Works of Glass, Library Collections (2016) illustrated, p. 322 (#25, bottom); BIB# AI102876
Acquisitions (2015) illustrated, p. 15 (middle); BIB# AI101025
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2015 (2015) illustrated, p. 55; BIB# 706294
Steuben Glass: An American Tradition in Crystal (2003 edition) (2003) p. 250, 1st row, 2nd from left; BIB# 75000
Steuben Glass: An American Tradition in Crystal (1982 edition) (1982) p. 206, 1st row, 2nd from left; BIB# 21935
Drawing of figures for Engraved vase (1938) illustrated BIB# 66417
Engraved vase (1938) illustrated BIB# 66418