Lithyalin Beaker

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Object Name: 
Lithyalin Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.180
Dimensions: 
H: 10.9 cm, D(rim): 9.4 cm, (base): 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Lithyalin Beaker. Marbled opaque red glass; blown, cut, stained, gilt. Waisted, petal-cut shape with lobed foot; swirled red on the inside, marbled red and lavender-gray on the outside; decorated with gilt insects and foliage at the top and bottom of each panel, inscribed "E R I N N E R U N G" (one letter on each panel) at the center; gilt insect on the bottom finely notched on the foot rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Inscription: 
ERINNERUNG
Inscription
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
 
Vacation Fun at New York's Finger Lakes (1982) p. 52;
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) illustrated, pl. 5, #137; p. 128; BIB# 30440