Great Whale

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Great Whale
Accession Number: 
2013.4.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.1 cm, W: 39.8 cm, D: 20.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1969
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert E. and Carol J. Nelson Steuben Glass Animal Collection
Primary Description: 
Sculpture, "Great Whale". Colorless glass; blown, hot-worked, cut. Colorless glass whale-form with large open mouth and applied eyes, fins, and tail. Edge of mouth and two oval blowholes are matte. Design no. 5009.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nelson, Carol J. (Mrs. Robert E.), Source
2013-02-11
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Steuben
inscription
Engraved on base in script