Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration

Object Name: 
Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration

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Object Name: 
Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.3.336
Dimensions: 
H: 8.8 cm, D (rim): 7.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1720-1730
Web Description: 
This beaker is double-walled: the interior glass is gilded, and the exterior glass is painted. Both the paint and the gilding were applied cold, and they are sandwiched between the glasses.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hammer, Ernst, Source
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, double-walled, gilt, painted. Tapered, straight-sided, cylindrical shape; double- walled, the two glasses meeting in a double rim at the top; with the painted and gilt decoration between the inner and outer glasses; the exterior cut with narrow vertical panels; inset circular disk on the bottom; painted dark green, brown and tan marbled decoration on the sides and bottom; gilt on the interior; gilt band with scratched line on the exterior, at the rim.