Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
68.3.69
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9 cm, Diam (top): 7.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1913-1945
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, painted gold and silver foil decoration. Double-walled glass with tapered, panel-cut sides; the decoration between the two glasses consists of the scene of the Last Supper, with a chalice and wafer floating in a radiance above an urn, flanked by palm trees, done on gold foil; gold borders above and below, and a band of silver leaves below; a separate panel inserted in the base, with gold foil decoration of a halloed dove rising in the center of a cross, with a wreath of flowers, against a translucent red ground; inscribed "29" in diamond point.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1968-12