Colorless and purple glass; blown, hot-worked, applied; found wood and metal trap; assembled. (a) Rat body made of colorless glass with purple striations and applied purple tail. Rat is situated upside-down in contorted fashion with neck crushed beneath metal arm of rat trap. (b) Rat trap has rectangular wood base inscribed with the following text in black: "PRESS / BAIT", "IN / HOLE", "HOLDFAST / REG.U.S.PAT.OFF.", "ANIMAL TRAP CO. / LITITZ PA., U.S.A."; large letter "V" in red paint behind "HOLDFAST / REG.U.S.PAT.OFF." text.