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Shadowbox with figurines

1942.2685 (RS35357)

Description

Rectangular shadow box containing miniature glass figurines. Figurines depict religious and secular people and places. Some of the figurines include a woman holding an anchor, a woman holding a crucifix, a winged horse, a woman holding two small children, men riding horses, a skeleton holding a crescent moon, Adam and Eve, flying doves, and a pair of men chopping wood.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Location of origin
Italy
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
lampworking
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Figurine
figurines
Glass
glass (material)
lampworking
Dimensions
2 3/8 x 16 5/8 x 13 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.2685
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
60947

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