Bird

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Object Name: 
Bird
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.3.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.8 cm, L: 41 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1974
Primary Description: 
Transparent red, blue, green, and red-brown glass; mold-blown. Semi-transparent red glass body; blue and green disks for tail; red bulbous protrusion for head with blue projection for bill; cylindrical stem and circular foot in red-brown glass cased in light blue; ground and polished base; marked on base: "Oiva Toikka Nuutajarvi Notsjo".
Provenance: 
Wartsila Notsjo Glassworks, Source
1974-03-13
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 172  (bottom); BIB# 32200
Glass Animals: 3500 Years of Artistry (1988) illustrated, leaf 66; BIB# 3398