Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.1070
Dimensions: 
H: 8.5 cm, D: 6.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, pattern-molded, enameled. Tapered, straight sides patterned with vertical ribbing (26 ribs); decorated with polychrome enameling of two birds perched on a red and yellow heart from which springs a fanciful flowering plant; on the reverse, two stylized floral sprays; flat base with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23