Claw Holder with Six Prongs

Object Name: 
Claw Holder with Six Prongs

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Object Name: 
Claw Holder with Six Prongs
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.7.13 S
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 29 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1920
Primary Description: 
Wood, iron; forged, cut, annealed, polished, turned, drilled. Home-made claw holder with six prongs consisting of three parallel wires, bent in half and tied together with heavy binding wire.
Provenance: 
Walther, Gerhard, Source
1979-09-21
Blaschka, Leopold (1822-1895), Former Collection
Blaschka, Rudolf (1857-1939), Former Collection
From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models
Venue(s)
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art 2017-09-02 through 2017-12-24
The historic collection of glass marine animals by Leopold Blaschka (1822–1895) and his son Rudolf (1857–1939) was acquired by Cornell in 1885 for use in teaching in the sciences. This exhibition will feature a selection of these unique sculptures and the Blaschkas’ drawings following a 2016 exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-05-18 through 2007-11-25
Changing Exhibitions Gallery