Beaker with Hercules Wrestling Cretan Bull

Object Name: 
Beaker with Hercules Wrestling Cretan Bull

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Hercules Wrestling Cretan Bull
Accession Number: 
79.3.387
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8.1 cm; Foot Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1910
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, waisted bowl, engraved on one side with a nude male trailing a lion's head cloak, and holding a bull by it's horns (Hercules and the Cretan Bull). Cut with 24 flutes on the base; solid stem with cut vertical flutes, solid terraced foot, flat base. Scratch engraved, "WB" to the bottom left of the scene.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
1979
Color: 
Inscription: 
WB
Inscription
Scratch engraved bottom left of the scene