Escargot#5190

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Object Name: 
Porte Menu
Title: 
Escargot#5190
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.3.164
Dimensions: 
H: 3.1 cm, L: 6.9 cm, W: 3.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1930
Credit Line: 
Gift of Stephen Koob
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed, sawn or cut, acid-etched. Solid stylized figure of a snail (facing front right) with long lobed antennae, pointed forward facing head, spiral-grooved shell, dimpled body, entire front side has matte acid-etched surface; at upper edge of shell the figurine is sliced at a slight angle almost to base forming a deep slot; back side and slot are polished with no modeling; teardrop shaped base ground and polished flat; acid-etched in block letters on base: "SABINO/PARIS".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Koob, S. P., Source