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This kaleidoscope (“Grenouille Paradis” or “Frog Heaven”) is my homage to Monet’s lily pad pond and garden in Giverny. The body is fused glass with raised lily pad leaves and lampworked flower tendrils, accented with a walnut top and base. I like to think of a sophisticated, urbane and artistic frog who might choose to live on such an Art Deco lily pad.

The interior is a tapered, truncated three-mirror prism in which the top mirror is dichroic. The rotating fluid-filled cell contains lampworked, dichroic and fused pieces. The cell is interchangeable.


Kaleidoscope Created: 2020
Kaleidoscope Sub Type: Handheld
Type of Edition: Limited
Edition of: 3
Dimensions: 9" L x 3" W x 7" H
Kaleidoscope Construction: Glass
Glass Type: Fused Glass
Number of Mirror Systems: 1
3 Mirror, 15 Point
Mirror System: Tapered

Cell/Object Type
  • Turning
  • Liquid Filled Cell
  • Changeable

Object Cell Contents
  • Glass
  • Flamework Glass
  • Plastic
  • Dichroic
  • Found Objects

Image features: Full Field
Lighting features: Side-lit
Background features: Black
Lens: Yes
Retail Price: 250

USD

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