Quiddity

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Quiddity
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.4.152
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1981
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Inc., Design Department
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, sterling silver(?); cast, polished, sand-blasted. Solid tetrahedron with a design of cut and polished concave circles on each facet; corners bevelled and sandblasted; mounted with one corner on a circular silver disc with protective black felt under base. Stamped under metal base "Steuben"(?). Design no. 8428.
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc. (1903-2011), Source