Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration, and Case

Object Name: 
Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration, and Case

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Object Name: 
Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration, and Case
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.291
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 8.8 cm, D (rim): 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1720-1730
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
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: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, painted, gilded; wood case. (a) Double-walled glass with tapered, panel-cut sides; gilded on the inside; gilded band at the rim on the outside, with painted red and gray marbling on the outside and on the base; separate circular panel inserted in the base.
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01