Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.3.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.9 cm; Rim Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1685-1700
Primary Description: 
Transparent ruby red non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Tapered, straight-sided form; thick-walled; cut and polished circular facets at the rim and base; polished small circular facets in three vertical rows, ending in clusters of facets like stylized flowers; engraved swags of fruit and flowers in the panels between; the flat bottom with seven circular polished facets in a ring around another, larger, circular facet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
1966
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Alchemy: Magic, Myth or Science?
Venue(s)
Bruce Museum 2009-09-26 through 2010-01-03
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
 
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01
Glass of the Alchemists (2008) illustrated, p. 244, #75; BIB# 103865
Rubinglas des Ausgehenden 17. und des 18. Jahrhunderts (revised ed.) (2001) illustrated, p. 175, fig. 87; BIB# 71682
Rubinglas des Ausgehenden 17. und des 18. Jahrhunderts (1997-12-15) Band 2, p. 26, #87; BIB# 60294
Recent Important Acquisitions, 10 (1968) illustrated, p. 186, #39;