Covered beaker

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Object Name: 
Covered beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.567
Dimensions: 
a) Beaker H: 21.9 cm, Diam: 15.9 cm; b) Cover H: 12.3 cm, Diam: 17.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. (a) Tapered, straight-sided, cylindrical form; engraved stylized tulip on the side, with sprays of smaller flowers; small stylized floral spray on the reverse; slightly conical bottom; rough-ground pontil mark. (b) Domed, circular form, with wide, rounded rim and inset tapered brim; three bands of engraved zig-zags; applied pointed ovoid finial, mounted on a spreading disk; rough pontil mark inside, beneath the finial.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
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