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glass chicken
  • United States
  • glass chicken, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Width: 8.3 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6158

Pressed glass, hollow chicken. The chicken does not have a lower body or feet. It is attached to a base that has a basket weave design on the sides. There is some gilding around the bottom and on the beak and head feathers. Possibly a lid to a dish.