Fantastic Animal

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Object Name: 
Animal Sculpture
Fantastic Animal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 11.5 cm, L: 21.9 cm
Not on Display
about 1970-about 1980
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; flame-worked. Hollow creature with small spherical head, hollow vertical horns/ears, applied eyes, open necked snout, applied and crimped whiskers, bulbous body enclosing what appears to be hollow rooster with flapping crimped wings and comb, body connected to four short hollow legs with pinced feet, large full hollow down-turned tail with point tip; unsigned.
Smirnov, Nikita Borisovich, Source