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Trompe l'oeil fish in pressed glass


Artist Unknown (American)


c. 1870

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Trompe l'oeil fish in pressed glass, Artist Unknown (American)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Glass (Do Not Use) | Pressed glass, paint, wood, velvet
Size: 11 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (28.26 x 11.43 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Culture: American, North America, United States, Pennsylvania
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: two fish (one blue, yellow and orange; the other brown, yellow and black) in pressed glass with reverse painting on glass; mounted on wood panel covered in burgandy velvet
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of John and Lee Driscoll
Accession Number: 97.176
Added to Site: February 28, 2009