Close To The Wind

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Object Name: 
Ornamental
Title: 
Close To The Wind
Accession Number: 
99.4.6 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.8 cm; W: 16.2 cm; D: 6.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass, A Division of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, polished; solid glass object is triangular in shape, cut to resemble the mainsail of a sailing ship (sloop); back side flat; front side rounded; left edge (when looking at front side) tapered out; right edge cut off to form curved flat surface; flat base signed "Steuben" near edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1999
Color: 
Inscription: 
Steuben
Mark
Diamond-tipped stylus. On base, near shortest edge. Manufacturer's mark. "Steuben" in script.