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Pious Helena
(Fromme Helena)
1967

Medium
glass, silver
Measurements
29.4 × 12.2 × 12.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Frauenau, Bavaria, Germany
Inscription
incised in stem l.c.: E EISCH / 1967
Accession Number
1996.551
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Klaus Moje, Fellow, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
In opaque black glass, the 'hot-worked' sculptural object in the form of a deformed goblet set on a stem of multiple bobbins above a flat foot, the bowl surmounted by the torso of a stylised figure with averted head and upraised arms. Details are outlined in silver lustre, bands of lustre also around stem.