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Hermit Crab

2000 Tim Jerman Born: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1957 Died: Logan, Ohio 2004 flameworked glass 5 3/4 x 5 3/8 x 6 3/4 in. (14.7 x 13.8 x 17.1 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Renwick Acquisitions Fund 2000.26.1 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 56A


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Tim Jerman’s intricate sculptures of aquatic life reflect his passion for marine biology. As the hermit crab emerges, its vivid blue stripes and spots pop out against the muted, natural colors of the shell.

Keywords

Animal - fish - crab

decorative arts - glass

Crafts - Glass

glass

About Tim Jerman

Born: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1957 Died: Logan, Ohio 2004

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