Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.1044
Dimensions: 
H: 9.5 cm, D: 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Tapered, straight shape, with polychrome enamel decoration in a band on the side, of two yellow and white buildings, with red onion domes and blue smoke clouds; with a stylized green, white and black plant between; two stylized floral sprays on the reverse; yellow and red bands above and below, with a looped white line below the rim; flat base with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23