Sea Horse

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Object Name: 
Sea Horse
Accession Number: 
89.4.72
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.9 cm, W: 11.5 cm; Base Diam: 6.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1961
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass, Inc. Design Department
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; molded and hot-worked (assembled from seven bits of glass), ground and polished. Sea horse on solid hemispherical base. Head, body and tail formed from one bit: body is vertical, resting on curled tail and with long head and snout pointing forward and downward; each eye consists of applied disk with stamped boss at center; at back of head, on either side: triangular fin, applied and crimped; on body at mid-point: triangular dorsal fin, applied and crimped. No signature.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source