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Overall H: 22.4 cm, W: 13.5 cm, L: 13.7 cm
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Transparent red-orange glass; blown with applied bits, applied millefiori, soldered wire. Ovoid shape; stylized body of transparent red-orange glass, covered with red-orange bits and pulled at one point to suggest a beak; two black, white, orange and yellow slices of millefiori have been applied to two indentations placed at approximately equal distance from the beak, to create eyes; base with adjoining colorless prunts; each prunt has been inserted with a copper cylinder which is, in turn, inserted with copper wire legs soldered to form flat, connecting wire feet.
Perrin-Royere-Lajeunesse, Source
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 172  (top, center); BIB# 32200
1950 Tableaux... (1984-12-16) lot #167, p. 20; BIB# 5924
Art Decoratifs du 20e Siecle (1984-10-07) p. 66; BIB# 4967