Covered Jar with Elephants

  • Gary Genetti, Covered Jar with Elephants, 1999, incalmo blown and sandblasted etched glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1999.45

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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.

Title
Covered Jar with Elephants
Artist
Date
1999
On View
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (29.8 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums Description
incalmo blown and sandblasted etched glass
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – elephant
Object Number
1999.45
Palette
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