Bird on Branch

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Bird on Branch
Accession Number: 
2011.4.205
Dimensions: 
(ab) H: 8.4 cm, W: 21.7 cm; (a) L: 16.5 cm; (c) L: 6.7 cm, W: 3.8 cm, D: 0.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2008
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc.
Primary Description: 
(a) Colorless glass, metal, magnetized metal; cast, ground, polished, engraved. Sculpture in the form of a bird with wings lowered. Bird rests atop a silver metal portion of a branch. Magnetized metal square fixed in base of branch. (b) Silver metal branch with two leaves. Section of branch cut away to fit around branch portion of (a). Magnetized metal square fixed in cut away section. (c) Silver metal brooch in the form of a leaf with a small hole.
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Former Collection
2008
to
2011-11-30
Corning Inc., Source
2011-11-30
to
2011-12-01
Material: 
Inscription: 
Kiki Smith Steuben 2/25
signature
Engraved (a) on base
KS / for / Steuben / .925
signature
Stamped (c) on base
Kiki Smith Steuben 925
signature
Stamped (b) on base