Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.301
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.1 cm, Diam: 9.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1685
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Web Description: 
The lower half of the glass is engraved with a pair of dancing peasants, facing each other; a man, , seated in a chair, drinking from a bottle, and holding a pipe; and a dancing man, with sprigs in his hat, and a glass in his right hand. Near the base, below the dancing couple, the glass is signed "W. Mooleyser 1685." The figural decoration is probably based on engravings by Pieter Nolpe. For Mooleyser, see 79.3.239.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, diamond-engraved. Cylindrical shape with trailed rim; decorated with diamond-point engraving: a wavy band of flowers and foliage above a group of rustic figures (a man and woman dancing; a man, seated in a chair, drinking from a bottle, and a dancing man, with sprigs in his hat, holding a glass), all standing on an undulating ground; signed "W. Mooleyser 1685" near the base; three flattened ball feet; slight kick; rough pontil mark.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
 
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, pp. 266-267, no. 8; BIB# 79761
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) illustrated, p. 28, #43; BIB# 58995
A Guide to Dutch Art in America (1986) illustrated, p. 103. ill.; BIB# 23712
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 107, #24;