What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 14.5 cm, W: 35.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass, Inc. Design Department
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; hot worked from one large mass of glass and five bits. Brontosaurus: three-dimensional model. Head made from one bit, roughly egg-shaped with mouth indicated by tooling and eyes by indentations; neck, body and tail made from same mass with long sinuous neck turned to left and partly raised, elongated body which thickens toward mid-point and then tapers, and merges with tail, which bends to right and then rises toward left; two small front legs and two large back legs, each consisting of ham-shaped haunch and short, stumpy leg without separate foot. Signature scratched with diamond point on bottom of rear left leg: "Steuben", cursive.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source