Shadowbox with figurines

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-60947

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

Descriptive Terms

figurines
glass (material)
lampworking
Glass
Figurine

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 16 5/8 x 13 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.2685