Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
92.3.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.4 cm; Rim Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1811-1825
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, enameled, stained, cut. Cylindrical, straight-sided shape; the rim with cut chamfer on the inside, stained yellow; the sides with enameled decoration, a rectangular panel on the front, framed with linear and minutely scalloped bordering black enamel lines; enclosing an unidentified rural scene, with cattle in the foreground, a man walking across a bridge on a narrow stream at the right foreground; several buildings, including a castle and a church with spire, in the background; signed at the lower right of the panel, "G. Mohn f." in black enamel; inscribed "Caroline" in black enamel script on the reverse, with a small black enamel fly below; the bottom polished flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source
Mohn & Kothgasser (2009) illustrated, p. 209; BIB# 101944
Recent Important Acquisitions, 35 (1993) illustrated, pp. 120-121, #4; BIB# AI32226
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1992 (1993) illustrated, p. 17;