Agnus Dei

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Object Name: 
Footed Vase
Title: 
Agnus Dei
Accession Number: 
90.4.7
Dimensions: 
H: 18.5 cm, D: 10.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1935
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Cylindrical vase tapering slightly towards base; lipless fire-polished rim; upper section of wall decorated with deeply engraved image of recumbent lamb with halo and outstretched wings; under right wing engraved in block letters Agnvs/Dei; curved base attached to low, slightly conical circular foot; ground and polished pontil; inscribed in script on pontil: "Steuben".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Anonymous Source
1990-02-13
Color: 
Technique: 
Miller's Glass of the '20s & '30s. A Collectors Guide (1999) illustrated, p. 41; BIB# 64488
Recent Important Acquisitions, 33 (1991) illustrated, p. 107, #34; BIB# AI27386