Shore Bird or Snipe

Object Name: 
Shore Bird or Snipe

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Object Name: 
Shore Bird or Snipe
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 8.6 cm, W: 25 cm, D: 5.7 cm
Not on Display
about 1975
Credit Line: 
Gift of Steuben Glass
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; hot-formed. Solid swimming or resting bird (no feet), small heard, thin elongated beak, pincered eyes, neck sharply "S"-curving into elongated ovoid body with slightly upturned pointed tail; rough unfinished body near tail, flattened base; acetate tape on body marked in ink: "SNIPE"; "(illegible) 3/4 lb./L-10 in./H-4 1/4 in."; black crayon "X"; unsigned.
Steuben Glass, Inc. (1903-2011), Source