Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.768
Dimensions: 
H: 9.8 cm, D (rim): 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1703
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless (faint green tint) non-lead glass; blown, enameled, pattern-molded. Waisted form, with flared rim; rounded base with ribbed molding pincered into pointed arches; enameled decoration on the sides, a brown band with orange dots, flanked by scalloped lines below the rim; a man and woman standing together, wearing blue and white clothes (the woman wearing a red dress), with formal scrolls in red, yellow, green and white at the right, with a boot pierced by an arrow to the right of that; inscribed on the reverse "Mein zartes jungfrau/sein [l?]ast mich doch/eiher diner sein/anno 1703"; an orange band at the bottom, with vertical dashes below that; concave base with rough pontil mark; printed black and white circular paper label on the bottom, inscribed "OSCAR BONDY/WIEN/No 447 [in ink]".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source