Sea Gull on Wave

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Object Name: 
Sea Gull on Wave
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.4.69
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.1 cm, W: 29.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1970-1979
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass, Inc. Design Department
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; molded, hot-worked; ground and polished. Wave molded, reheated and manipulated; body of gull hot-worked forms single mass fused to stf wave; each wing applied and hot-worked. Sea Gull on wave-shape; base consists of tall pyramidal mass with squarish base and tapering sides, which curves backward and then bends forward, downward and inward in form of breaking wave. Gull flies forward across crest of wave; it has long, narrow body, more-or-less circular in cross-section, which merges with rounded, slightly down-turned beak and straight, tapering tail; leaf-shaped wings outspread and slightly flexed. Signed with diamond point on underside of base, near front edge: "Steuben", cursive.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source