Arctic Fisherman

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Arctic Fisherman
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.4.66
Dimensions: 
H (w/figure): 16.5 cm, (w/out figure): 11 cm, L: 14.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1970
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Edwin J. Beinecke, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, engraved; sterling silver; cast, rhodium plated. Irregular glass block depicts ice flow and underwater landscape with cut rock-like shapes, two arctic char, and a spear head; a silver figure of an Eskimo kneels on the ice flow, peers through a crack in the ice with spear poised to strike; signed in script in large bubble on base "Steuben".
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J., Jr., Source