Covered Beaker

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Object Name: 
Covered Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a&b): H: 17.6 cm, (a) H: 13.6 cm, diam: 9.9 cm; (b) H: 5.1 cm, diam: 11.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, enameled, gilded. (a) Waisted shape; yellow-stained and gilded border; rectangular panel at the front with enameled scene of St. Stephan receiving a cross and crown from an angel; on the reverse, engraved cross palm fronds enclosing a gilt and yellow-stained bishop's hat and the initials "MH"; yellow- stained, flared, faceted foot rim; yellow-stained cut star on the base. (b) Flat domed shape; yellow-stained, with band of engraved leaves; a gilded bishop's hat, above the gilded signatures "C.v.Sch. fecit"; inscribed (gilded) around the rim: "MH Der Seelige Godefridus, aus einem Grafen zu Capenberg Chor = Herr und Beichtiger des Proemonstratenier Ordens. Wird verehret den 16. Jener."; flat, disc-shaped, star-cut finial.
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23