Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.398
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.1 cm; Rim Diam: 8.9 cm; Base Diam: 6.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent blue non-lead glasses; blown, cut; sulphide. Slightly flared, bulbous bowl on a waisted hollow stem with medial bulging ring; blue overlay on colorless, rim cut to colorless, bowl with cut cross-hatching and undulating band of leaves and three-lobed flowers; central oval blue panel encloses molded sulphide of a mother holding a child; panel-cut stem with cut circles on mid-rib; cut ovals on foot rim; polished pontil mark; collection no. 80 inscribed on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Color: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Glasses from the Strauss Collection at Corning (1980) fig. 6;