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Rocket Boy

Description

Rocket Boy, assembled cast glass figure, cut, polished and engraved, with metal and leather inclusions, pâte de verre jumper detail and separate cast glass and metal model of a rocket: Scotland, Edinburgh, Karen Akester, 2009

Museum reference

K.2011.60.6

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Figure

Production information

Akester, Karen, 1990 - 2016 (fl.), Maker
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

2009

Materials

Glass, Metal, Leather

Associations

The Dan Klein and Alan J. Poole Private Collection of Glass
Collector: Klein, Dan, 1938 - 2009
Collector: Poole, Alan J., 2011 (fl.)

Exhibitions

  • Dan Klein and Alan J. Poole Collection (10 Jun 2013 - 31 Aug 2014)
    National Glass Centre

  • A Passion for Glass (20 May 2011 - 11 Sep 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Watban, R. (ed.), A Passion for Glass: The Dan Klein and Alan J. Poole Private Collection of Glass, NMSE, Edinburgh, 2015, p.7, illustrated

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 3 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Making And Creating

Credit

Donation from The Dan Klein & Alan J. Poole Private Collection of Modern Glass

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