Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.3.1
Dimensions: 
H: 6", D (top): 3 3/8"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt. Tapered, straight-sides, ground rim; gilt band below the rim, with red and blue lines and white geometric enameled borders below; enameled stylized floral and foliate band below; elaborate enameled coat of arms on the side, inscribed in white enamel above ".COM.WALDECCIAE."; stylized flowering plant on the reverse, inscribed above in white enamel ".ANNO.1628."; elaborate enameled "stars" on either side; enameled green ground, with sprouting plants, below; enameled red and blue bands near the base; flat bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J., Source