Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.207
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.2 cm; Rim Diam: 8.9 cm; Foot Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1835-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Tapered, straight-sided shape; sides with a rectangular panel, framed with fine cross-cutting, enclosing a depiction of a winged male figure weaving a large basket, while two putti look on; a woman holding a baby in her arms tends a store; elaborate floral spray above; inscribed on the reverse "Amor gibt der Famielie Unterhalt."; band of cut ovals below, each interspersed with a floral sprig, with fine cross-cutting and a series of oval facets below; bulging base above a petal-cut disk foot; bottom with strawberry diamond cutting.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Color: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) illustrated, p. 75, fig. 74; BIB# 30440
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) illustrated, p. 88, fig. 80; BIB# 25652