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Dinosaur (5)
  • Lino Tagliapietra
    born 1934
    born: Murano, Italy ; active: Italy
  • Dinosaur (5), 2002
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • blown glass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 100.9 x 23.5 x 15.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 39 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 6 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Ross and Marianna Beach
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0074

Vessel with narrow bottom and bulbous lower half tapers into a long narrow neck with an s-curve shape culminating in a mouth a few centimeters in diameter. The design on the neck and approximately half of the side of the vessel's body is designed with black striped smooth glass; the other hald of the body's side is articulated in a translucent pink color with a matte finish and repeated lozenge-shaped indentations in the surface. A blue stripe separates the two halves of the body's design. This shape is referred to as "dinosaur" by the artist.