Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
66.4.104
Dimensions: 
H: 7.1 cm, D (top): 5.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1775
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, with polychrome enamels; blown, enameled. Cylindrical shape, slightly wider at top; scalloped line in white enamel just below top edge of glass, wreath of green leaves tied with a red ribbon enclosing the word "Liberty" in white script on one side, flowering branch in red, yellow, white, and blue enameled on reverse; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1966-12
Berman, Former Collection
American Glass in the Jerome Strauss Collection (1980-08) pl. III, p. 275;
18th Century Enameled Beakers with English Inscriptions (1959) illustrated, p. 101, figs. 12-13;