Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.432
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11 cm, Diam: 8.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, enameled, gilded. Waisted shape, flared foot rim decorated with cut, outline-gilded facets; yellow-stained border with gilded formal foliate motifs at the rim; three transparent-enameled playing cards on the side, inscribed in gilded script on the reverse "Leurs union est notre force."; two gilded lines below; cut, yellow-stained star on the bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11
Catalogue of the Well-known collection of fine Continental glass Formed by the late Viktor Schick. The Property of Mrs. Hedwig Schick (1939-05-04) p. 35, lot 127;