Hadjdodaren (Shark Killer)

Hadjdodaren (Shark Killer)

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Object Name: 
Hadjdodaren (Shark Killer)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 32.4 cm; Rim Diam: 21.8 cm
On Display
designed in 1937
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur and Theresa Greenblatt
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Large cylinder tapering towards base; lipless fire polished rim; body has faint broad optic ribbing to give effect of rippling water; decorated on one side with large arching nude figure diving downward and clutching a knife; small polished punties form air bubbles rising towards rim; opposite side has engraved open-mouthed shark with head and tail curving downward; short thick solid foot; pontil area ground and polished extending near rim.
Greenblatt, Arthur, Source
Greenblatt, Theresa, Source
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
Il Corning Museum (2005-06) illustrated, p. 23 top left; BIB# AI98014
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 121, #119; BIB# 35679
Recent Important Acquisitions, 33 (1991) illustrated, p. 108, #36; BIB# AI27386
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1990 (1991) illustrated, pp. 6, 9; BIB# AI96379
Basic Photography of Glass (1991) illustrated, p. 109;