Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.849
Dimensions: 
H: 9.7 cm, D (rim): 8.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1775-1785
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue non-lead glass; blown, polished, gilt. Tapered, relatively straight-sided form, flared slightly at the rim and base; gilt foliate band below the rim; gilt scrollwork forming a rococo panel on the side, inscribed "DA. MARIA DEL/ CARMEN/AGUIRRE"; scattered gilt sprigs and birds on the reverse; polished, flat base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source