Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.1212
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8.3 cm; Foot Diam: 6.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Slightly flared, tapering form; with cut and engraved decoration, two cut lines and a ring of polished circular facets below the rim; wide band of putti gathering grapes, playing a horn and drum, leading a drunken Bacchus riding on a goat, band of relief-carved leaves at the base; rounded foot rim; ring of polished ovals on the foot rim; concave, polished concave pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Neuburg, Fritz, Former Collection