Roemer in a Metal Stand (Becherschraube)

Object Name: 
Roemer in a Metal Stand (Becherschraube)

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Object Name: 
Roemer in a Metal Stand (Becherschraube)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
a) Roemer H: 10 cm; Diam (bowl): 6.1 cm; (foot): 4.7 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent green non-lead glass, bronze; blown, trailed, applied prunts. (a) Globular shape bowl, open at the base to a tubular stem; trailed, milled ring at the base of the bowl; three applied berry prunts on the sides; coil-wound, threaded conical foot, small rough pontil mark underneath; silver paper sticker inscribed "F" in black ink; inscribed "S1144" in green paint; (b) elaborate metal holder, in the form of a rearing horse, supported by a gilt dolphin, holding an elaborate urn with raised swags of fruit and swags, with three arms projecting from the top, ending in birds' heads, with curved projections behind each head; the arms attached to a nut, which rides loosely on a screw, with baluster finial on top, and elaborately scrolled lower terminal; the horse and dolphin mounted on a hexagonal base with elaborate openwork designs of masks and floral swags; a screw piercing the bottom, with small square nut.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23