Leaping Salmon

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Object Name: 
Leaping Salmon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 16.7 cm, W: 27.8 cm, D: 12.3 cm
Not on Display
about 1975-about 1976
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; hot-formed. Solid figure with head and tail curving in towards each other; widely opened mouth sheared and tooled to form cavity and hooked upper lip, applied eyes, two short front fins flattened towards body, flattened dorsal fin, single short lower fin (mate is broken off), length of body has incised center line, twisted tail with slight tooling, large rough punty near tail; one side of body marked in red crayon: "SALMON"; acetate tape on other side reads in ink: (illegible) 1/4 lb./L-10 1/2 in./H-6 1/4 in."; same side has a large "X" marked in black crayon; unsigned.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source