Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.408
Dimensions: 
H: 27.8 cm; D (rim): 10.6 cm, (foot): 14 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1610
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent light yellow-green non-lead glass; blown, cold-painted. Slightly tapering, cylindrical bowl with trailed, milled ring, with three trailed loops, one holding a loose ring; painted yellow and red rings below the rim, above three foliate scrolls in pinkish paint; a female figure of Justice, holding a sword and balance depicted on one side, flanked by flowering plants, and inscribed on the reverse "Anno Domini/1610./Gott allein/die/Ehre" in cream-colored paint; folded trumpet foot; kick with rough pontil mark.
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