Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.435
Dimensions: 
H: 23.4 cm; D (rim): 13 cm, (foot): 11.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1575-1625
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Circular, conical bowl on a flared trumpet foot with folded rim; bowl with engraved decoration: wide matte band above two rows of dots, with a large coat of arms bearing a griffin and demi-griffin crest, a standing woman, and a stylized flowering plant, above an engraved ground line, with two incised lines below; foot decorated with four sets of engraved vertical dashes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23