Ferdinand Magellan

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Ferdinand Magellan
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.4.60
Dimensions: 
H: 17.6 cm, L: 24.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1970
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Edwin J. Beinecke, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, engraved. Seven sided form of truncated triangular cross section when viewed from above; deeply cut or engraved forms on back and bottom sides and engraved ship at bottom left of front side depicts the entry of Ferdinand Magellan's flagship "Trinidad" in 1520 into what is now known as the Strait of Magellan; signed on left side in script "Steuben 6-25". In red leather box.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J., Jr., Source
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1982 (1983) p. 7;