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Covered Jar with Elephants

1999 Gary Genetti Born: Fort Dodge, Iowa 1953 incalmo blown and sandblasted etched glass 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (29.8 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist 1999.45 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 55B


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Gary Genetti originally designed work for a local gift market, but his vessels now sell all over the world as fine art. His work reflects many decorative arts traditions and is inspired by sources as diverse as Persian tiles, Oriental carpets, classical mythology, and American folk art. The highly detailed designs highlight the meticulous process by which his work is crafted.

Keywords

Animal - elephant

decorative arts - glass

Crafts - Glass

About Gary Genetti

Born: Fort Dodge, Iowa 1953