Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
71.3.167
Dimensions: 
OH: 13.5 cm, D: 8.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1700-1720
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Cylindrical bowl with rounded base and three hollow bun feet; sides elaborately engraved: an oval frame on one side containing a depiction of the Virgin Mary standing on a crescent, a dead serpent, and an orb, with winged putti on either side, one offering a crown, the other a wreath; on the reverse, a rectangular frame with scrolled top containing a depiction of The Last Supper; elaborate foliate and floral decorations between; elaborate cross-hatched border below; mat-cut pontil mark with small cuts around circumference to create a stylized flower.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Color: 
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