Jeweled Lithyalin Beaker

Object Name: 
Jeweled Lithyalin Beaker

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Object Name: 
Jeweled Lithyalin Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.196
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9.2 cm; Base Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless (enameled green) non-lead glass; blown, cut, enameled, gilt. Waisted shape; flared rim, cut and gilt; sides with raised, cut, tall, pointed, bright green ovals, each with a raised circular cut purple-brown "jewels"; elaborately gilt "gothic" tracery between, on an opaque pea-green ground; foot with cut raised purple-brown pads, each with a raised cut, circular bright green pad, alternating with bright green cut raised diamond-shaped "jewels", with elaborate gilt foliate devices; purple-brown, green and gilt floral decoration on the base; interior of the beaker enameled pea-green; bulbous base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23