Lithyalin Beaker

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Object Name: 
Lithyalin Beaker
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm; Rim Diam: 8.8 cm
On Display
about 1835-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Opaque red (stained lavender) non-lead glass; blown, cut, stained, gilt. Waisted, panel-cut shape with lobed foot; inside a swirled dark red-brown; outside a swirled lavender, decorated with a gilt vignette with an Oriental figure gesturing, with a tree and grasses alongside; two gilt floral bouquets on the reverse, with gilt insects, leaves, and a bird; gilt rim; underside of the base decorated with a gilt insect; foot rim finely notched.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 73, #67; BIB# 35679
Vacation Fun at New York's Finger Lakes (1982) p. 52;
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey (1979) illustrated, p. 45, #12; BIB# 20603