Engraved Covered Beaker

Object Name: 
Engraved Covered Beaker

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Object Name: 
Engraved Covered Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.179
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1835-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, stained, engraved. (a) Flared, panel-cut shape, with two large raised yellow-stained ovals, one decorated with an engraved Turk brandishing a scimitar, on horseback; reverse with a central concave reducing lens engraved with a crowned monogram "AS", with an engraved ivy wreath surrounding it; two bulbous elongated yellow-stained ovals between; heavily lobed yellow-stained foot, each lobe having a circular concave facet; ribs cross to form a six-pointed star at the center of the bottom. (b) Stepped, panel-cut shape with cut swirl finial; finial stained yellow, with stained yellow lobes at the rim; inset, tapered flange.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
 
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Venue(s)
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31
Engraved Glass
Venue(s)
Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics 1984-08-26 through 1984-11-30
 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
5000 Years of Glass (British Museum, new ed) (2012) illustrated, p. 193, #248; BIB# 133950
Five Thousand Years of Glass (British Museum) (2012) illustrated, p. 193, #248; BIB# 133950
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 74, #68; BIB# 35679
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) illustrated, p. 82, fig. 81; BIB# 30440