Beaker (Ranftbecher) with a View of Dresden

Object Name: 
Beaker (Ranftbecher) with a View of Dresden

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Object Name: 
Beaker (Ranftbecher) with a View of Dresden
Accession Number: 
91.3.98
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11 cm; Rim Diam: 8.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, cut, enameled, gilded, stained. Flared, cylindrical bowl, on a solid, disk-shaped foot; the rim cut and chamfered on the inside, gilded; a rectangular panel on the front of the glass, framed with a pale yellow stained band decorated with repeated stylized florets and foliage, enclosing a polychrome enameled scene with river, bridge, and several people in the foreground, buildings in the background; a yellow-stained trapezoidal panel below, outlined with gilding, inscribed "Dresden" in the center, flanked by florets and palmettes; a short border of gilt florets and foliage on the reverse of the glass, below the rim; gilt horizontal lines at the foot; cut vertical facets on the side of the foot; the bottom polished flat with cut, yellow-stained star in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source