A Steuben crystal “Partridge In A Pear Tree” designed in 1970 by Lloyd Atkins.
The pear-shaped crystal is cut open to reveal an 18K sculpture in miniature of a partridge, with finely detailed feathers, perched in a pear tree with 12 pears.
Introduced in 1968, this special piece of crystal was only available from from mid-autumn until Christmas Eve.
Model no. 1014
Height: 6 inches (15 centimeters)
Mary Jean Madigan, "Steuben Glass: An American Tradition in Crystal” (Harry N, Abrams, New York: 1987) pg. 248