Ice Hunter

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Ice Hunter
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.4.67
Dimensions: 
H: 14.4 cm, L: 15.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1972
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Edwin J. Beinecke, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast, cut, copperwheel engraved; sterling silver. Irregular triangular shape iceberg with arch-like opening appears to float on irregular faceted block of glass; iceberg component with predominantly matte frosted surface; seal rising towards surface is engraved on one side of the block that represents water; Eskimo in kayak with paddle floats beneath arch-like opening.
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J., Jr., Source