Pear with Jade Seeds

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Object Name: 
Ornamental
Title: 
Pear with Jade Seeds
Accession Number: 
99.4.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.8 cm; W: 7.6 cm; D: 6.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1978
Credit Line: 
Gift of Design Dept., Steuben Glass, A Division of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, black mineral (possibly jadeite), epoxy; hand formed, applied, cut, sandblasted, ground, polished; bulbous shape in form of pear; applied curved stem on top; one vertical wedge of pear cut out; sandblasted outline of pear core in wedge; outline surrounds four cut and polished mineral pieces (seeds) applied with epoxy; base of pear ground flat and signed Steuben near edge.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1999
Material: 
Inscription: 
Steuben
Mark
Diamond-tipped stylus. On base, near edge. Manufacturer's mark. "Steuben" in script.