Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.850
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm, Diam: 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1875
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; clear beaker, with Islamic style enameled and gilded decoration. The vessel is cylindrical in shape, with a slightly concave base. One round floral medallion and a board field with a stylized inscription, all done in polychrome enamels and gold. No pontil mark remaining on the base. Inscription on base "Inschrift: Erhole deine Seele duch mich".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Color: 
Glass of the Sultans
Venue(s)
Benaki Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 74; BIB# 149619
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, p. 311, #157; BIB# 68105