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Maker: Erwin Eisch, German, born 1927

Cowering

1980

Blown and engraved lead glass

6 5/8 x 6 3/8 in. (16.8 x 16.2 cm)
Gift of Dr. Giraud Foster
2010.66.1
Culture: 
German
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Geography: 
Probably made in Frauenau, Germany
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased 1970 from Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Giraud Foster, Baltimore, MD, 1970-2010; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. 2010.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

Corning Museum of Glass, “Recent Important Acquisitions,” New Glass Review 33 (2012): 106, ill.

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