Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.249
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.8 cm; Rim Diam: 10 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1675-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Tapered, straight-sided shape, sides elaborately engraved with a hunt scene, a mounted horseman and three dogs pursue a stag in the forest; on the reverse an elaborate bouquet of stylized, deeply carved, fruit and flowers; with stylized foliate borders at top and bottom; polished flat base and polished pontil mark with engraved initials "N"S".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23