Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.764
Dimensions: 
H: 9.9 cm, D (rim): 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1815-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown-molded, cut, stained, engraved. Straight-sided, cylindrical form, with everted rim; engraved and cut decoration, with partial yellow stain; a narrow stained band at the rim, with repeated stylized engraved flowers; above a band of cut strawberry diamonds; above a wide stained band, with an engraved rectangular panel inscribed "Therese/Niedenthal." in a frame composed of four curved lines, with engraved oak leaves and acorns; engraved oak leaves above; on the reverse, two bands, one above the other, with engraved landscape of mountains in the upper band, inscribed "Schnee/Koppe Teiche" and "Kynast"; in the lower band, two cities, inscribed "Hirschbe/rg" and "Warmbrunn", the cities separated by a concave pedestal; below, a band of cross-hatched diamonds and cross-hatched panels; the concave bottom with molded radial ribbing, with a yellow-stained circle at the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source