Beaker with Quail

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Quail
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.2.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.4 cm, Diam: 8.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1770
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue lead glass; blown, gilt. Slightly flared, cylindrical form; gilt band around the inside and outside of the rim; sides gilt, depiction of a pheasant, walking on ground covered with leaves, with a fruiting bush behind; flying birds above; on the reverse, a floral spray, with a large rose and other flowers and leafy branches, scattered floral sprigs; flat base; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
1963-03-26
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)