Bird

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Object Name: 
Bird
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.99
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm, W (max): 6.7 cm, L: 14.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1995
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. David B. Whitehouse
Primary Description: 
Colorless, very bubbly, with some stone; brown transparent; blown; head, wings, and base applied. Bird. Body blown from colorless gather, with flattened tail crimped to simulate feathers, and with pontil mark at center of breast; head consists of tear-shaped brown blob, with projecting beak; wings consist of two thick brown trails dropped onto shoulder, drawn back along body to base of beginning of tail, where they overlap, then crimped; base is oval brown disk.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Whitehouse, D. B. (British, 1941-2013), Source
1995