Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.1064
Dimensions: 
H: 14.6 cm, D: 11.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1703
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless (greenish tint) non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt. Tapered straight sides with polychrome enamel decoration in a band around the sides, a hunting scene, with a man in green coat, green stockings and feathered black hat shooting a gun, another dressed in green sounding a horn, while a third, wearing a blue cape, riding a horse, fires a pistol; red dogs chase three red deer, two stags, a tan rabbit, and a blue boar toward a zig-zag net in the trees, while a brown and a tan dog watch; inscribed in white "Herr Johann Wantzellaus. Waltbereider in ducks. Anno. i.7.0.3."; gilt band bordered by narrow raised white enamel lines above the scene, yellow line below; flat base with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Enameled Glass
Venue(s)
Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23