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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Porpoises
Accession Number: 
59.4.165
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 18.5 cm; Base W: 9.8 cm, D: 15.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1930-1939
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Translucent alabaster and amethyst mottled lead glasses; pate de verre. Three porpoises in sculptural relief; swirling waves; thick rectangular base area; unmarked.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Source
1959
Technique: 
Material: 
Particle Theories: International Pate de Verre and Other Cast Glass Granulations
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 2005-04 through 2006-01