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Adorned Burial
Adorned Burial
Artist:
Date:
1999
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Blown Glass
Dimensions:
9 x 29 x 85 in. (22.9 x 73.7 x 215.9 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2005.138
Acquisition Date:
2005-12-31
Credit Line:

Museum Purchase, Gift from the estate of Ann Hall

The sculpture consists of many pieces of glass that make up a human skeleton surrounded by pots -- a burial (approx. 5 dozen individual bones, and 7 pots). the background "earth" is made of black glass sand, approx. 150 lbs.
The bones of the skeletan and the pots are adorned with an "ethnographic design pattern" in the glass surface.