Russel Wright, American, 1904-1976
Pair of Chrome Horses
ca. 1927
13.7 x 7.5 x 15.9 cm (5 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 6 1/4 in.)
Gift of J. Marshall and Thomas M. Osborn in memory of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn
Yale University Art Gallery

White pine, ash, tulip, cherry
76 x 52.7 x 152.4 cm (29 15/16 x 20 3/4 x 60 in.)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
Yale University Art Gallery

Amethyst flint blown glass
Overall: 15.2 cm (6 in.)
Object: 13.5 x 8.2 cm (5 5/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
Yale University Art Gallery


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