Large Tektite

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Object Name: 
Large Tektite
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2000.7.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.5 cm, W: 21 cm, D: 15.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Darryl S. Futrell
Primary Description: 
Opaque black and rusty red orange nonvolcanic terrestrial or extraterrestrial glass. Irregular, rough, veined surface, with orange-brown deposits/ accretions in recessed areas. Some smooth, shiny, glassy areas, where exposed/ protruding edges may have been broken off.
Provenance: 
Futrell, Darryl S., Source
2000-01-30
Category: 
Inscription: 
WENCHANG / CHINA / HAIN DAI
Inscription
in white
H2 = 8 3/4 lb
Label
on side gummed label
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2000 (2001) illustrated, pp. 4, 5, 15;