Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.879
Dimensions: 
H: 12.8 cm, D: 10.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1760-1785
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque white non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Tapered, straight sided, cylindrical form, with enameled coat of arms on one side, a large yellow, blue and red crown, over a quartered shield bearing crowned red lions in the first and fourth quadrants, blue towers in the second and third, with a smaller shield at the center containing three blue fleur-de-lys; flanked by brilliantly colored floral sprays; red, black and yellow band on the reverse, above the inscription "VIVA Carlos III/Rey de Es Pana"; two floral sprays below; concave bottom with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
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