Beaker with Man's Portrait

Object Name: 
Beaker with Man's Portrait

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Man's Portrait
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.3.25 A
(A) H: 12.5 cm, D: 7.4 cm; (B) H: 12.4 cm, D: 7.4 cm
On Display
about 1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss (insurance funds)
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Cylindrical shape with rounded base; panel-cut sides (seven panels), with raised oval panels in relief on the front, one (A) with an engraved bust-length portrait of a man, wearing a coat, the other (B) with a bust-length portrait of a woman, her hair in braids tied up on top of her head, a bow-tied scarf at her neck, wearing a full dress; on the reverse, circular rounded panel with rimmed concave lens at the center; polished concave pontil mark, polished flat foot rim.
Eswarin, Rudy, Source