Eagle

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Object Name: 
Eagle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.4.162 B
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 15.8 cm, W: 21.2 cm, D: 11.1 cm; (B) H: 14.3 cm, W: 18 cm, D: 9.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1976
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass, Design Department
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; tooled. Sculpture form of an eagle with extended wings, facing left, perched on a sphere. The jammed tail, body, and head are formed from one gather of glass. The S-shaped wings are added attached lower to the back of the bird, which rests on legs of the sphere. Left wing broken off. The bottom of the letter is ground flat for stability.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1989