Aug 6, 2014

To a Giraffe

To a Giraffe

c. 1963


Steuben Glass, Inc.

(America, est. 1903)


Gift of Mrs. William C. Treuhaft 1993.73


Did you know?

The image of the giraffe is created by hand engraving on the reverse side of the crystal form.


This work served as the inspiration for a poem by Marianne Moore, "To a Giraffe," commissioned by the Poetry Society of America for its volume, Poetry in Crystal, published in 1963, which was a collaboration between a group of leading poets and Steuben Crystal.

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Decorative Arts
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