Reliquary Beaker (Krautstrunk)

Object Name: 
Reliquary Beaker (Krautstrunk)

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Object Name: 
Reliquary Beaker (Krautstrunk)
Accession Number: 
70.3.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm, Diam: 8.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1475-1525
Primary Description: 
Transparent light aqua non-lead glass; blown, prunted; impressed wax seal. Ovoid body, with applied prunts arranged in alternating rows; the prunts with diagonal straight shear marks in relief; trailed and pincered foot ring; trailed threads around the neck, below the flared rim; the neck and rim encased in an irregular, heavily waxed, fabric covering; on the top, at the center, a reddish wax seal, with coat of arms topped by a bishop's mitre, and inscribed in a circle around the coat of arms; bottom with conical kick and rough pontil mark; two bones loose inside, stuck together.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Zeitz, Helmut, Source
1970-05-14
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
Curiously Interesting: The Corning Museum of Glass Presents All things Odd and Glass (2007-06) illustrated, p. 18;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 13 (1971) illustrated, pp. 142-143, #44; BIB# AI93175f