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Pious Helena
(Fromme Helena)

glass, silver
29.4 × 12.2 × 12.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Frauenau, Bavaria, Germany
incised in stem l.c.: E EISCH / 1967
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Klaus Moje, Fellow, 1996
© the artist
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical 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.