Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.468
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.2 cm; Rim Diam: 6.6 cm; Foot Diam: 5.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1720-1730
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, enameled. Panel-cut tapered bowl, constricted and facet-cut at base; enameled in orange-red with three male figures in landscape setting: one figure wearing tasseled hat points with his right hand; another, wearing great coat, waistcoat and tricorn hat, holds a folded paper; the third walks forward holding a pitchfork; formal foliate border below; facet-cut, polygonal foot; polished pontil mark with notched rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Seligman, L., Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Category: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Cassirer Auction, Seligman Collection (1923) Lot #76;