Double-Walled Beaker

Object Name: 
Double-Walled Beaker

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Object Name: 
Double-Walled Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.300
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1800-1820
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt, double-walled technique. Tapered, straight-sided shape, with panel-cut sides and cut flutes at the base; black-enameled border on the inside and out, decorated with gilt bands of acorns and leaves; swags of gilt flowers and foliage; double-walled enclosing an oval medallion of pearls and lifelike silk flowers enclosing the crowned gilt monogram "JS" or "TS", with swags of silk flowers and silk leaves, and a scene on the reverse of two wood huts with two swans in a pond in the foreground, with three people crossing a bridge, another figure rowing a boat, and another house in the background; polished concave base, and polished pontil mark on the bottom of the inner glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Category: 
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Venue(s)
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
 
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 110, #40;