Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.206
Dimensions: 
H: 10.3 cm, D: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1811
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, enameled, stained. Cylindrical shape with flat, polished base; cut, tapered, yellow-stained rim; oak wreath border below the rim; large rectangular panel on the side filled with a transparent- enameled view of a city, with a large domed church (St. Peter's) at the center, and a fortress (Castel Sant Angelo) at the right; inscribed "Rom." below; inscribed "S. Mohn fec. 1811." at the lower right and "AH." at the lower left.
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
Mohn & Kothgasser (2009) illustrated, p. 165; BIB# 101944
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) illustrated, p. 140, pl. 7 verso, fig. 167; BIB# 30440