Serpent or Dragon

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Object Name: 
Serpent or Dragon
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.3.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.9 cm; Foot Diam (max): 11.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880-1920
about 1870-1880
Primary Description: 
Serpent or Dragon. Colorless glass with opalescent tint; pattern molded, base probably blown. Serpent shape, with red tongue, yellow eyes, tooled ears, crimped comb, rough pontil mark near center of coiled body; supported on conical foot with folded rim; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Leonard Freedman and Sons, Source
1952-12-02
Freedman, Mrs. L., Former Collection
Material: 
Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns, and Mermaids
Venue(s)
American Museum of Natural History 2007-05-26 through 2008-01-26
Museum of Science 2008-10 through 2009-03-22
Canadian Museum of Civilization 2009-05-14 through 2009-09-20
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated,  p. 89; BIB# 32200