Rod with Bird Terminal

Object Name: 
Rod with Bird Terminal

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Object Name: 
Rod with Bird Terminal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.1.79
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 9 cm; Rod Diam: 0.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 1-199
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Very pale green, transparent (rod); greenish blue, translucent (bird) glasses; tooled. Straight, spirally twisted rod tapering to point at lower end; upper end has applied terminal in form of bird, with bulbous body drawn out to make horizontal, pointed tail and spheroid head which is perforated from side to side to simulate eyes and drawn out at front to make curved beak.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 53, 216, #973; BIB# 58895