Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.168
Dimensions: 
H: 10.1 cm, D: 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1808
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved, enameled, stained. Cylindrical shape; engraved border consisting of a band of polished ovals and a wavy band against a matte band, enameled translucent lavender; sides decorated with six yellow-stained ovals, each containing an enameled black silhouette of a person: husband, wife, and four children, linked by trailing ivy; children's portraits are minutely numbered "1," "2," "3," and "4"; signed "Mohn pinx 18" alongside the husband's portrait oval; on the reverse, an oak wreath enclosing an inscription "Ihr Leben bluhe stets wie diese nie welkende" around a rose "und" forget-me-not flowers; inside of the bottom of the glass stained yellow; polished flat bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23
 
Mohn & Kothgasser (2009) illustrated, p. 138; BIB# 101944
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) illustrated, pl. 7, fig.163; pp. 142, 144-145; BIB# 30440
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) illustrated, pl. 7, fig.163; pp. 142, 144-145; BIB# 30440
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 111, #42;
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 111, #42;
Catalogue of the Well-known collection of fine Continental glass Formed by the late Viktor Schick. The Property of Mrs. Hedwig Schick (1939-05-04) p. 8, lot 20;
Catalogue of the Well-known collection of fine Continental glass Formed by the late Viktor Schick. The Property of Mrs. Hedwig Schick (1939-05-04) p. 8, lot 20;