Ice Hunter

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Object Name: 
Ornamental
Title: 
Ice Hunter
Accession Number: 
99.4.37
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.2 cm; W: 15.7 cm; D: 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1972
Credit Line: 
Gift of Design Dept., Steuben Glass, A Division of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; silver; cast, cut, polished, assembled; rough rectangular shape; large frosted glass iceberg cut in the form of an archway with a silver Eskimo in a kayak angled through it attached to top of object; front side of object concave and tapered in, top left corner of front cut off at angle; tapered out back side with an engraved seal that is angled up toward the top and cut concave side edges; one short side of object straight, other short side convex and tapered out; flat base, signed "Steuben" near edge of short curved side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1988
Color: 
Inscription: 
Steuben
Mark
Diamond-tipped stylus. On base, near edge at short curved end. Manufacturer's mark. "Steuben" in script.