Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
65.3.99
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.9 cm, Diam: 10.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1853
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent dark blue non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Bell-shaped form with flared rim and rounded base; blue overlay on colorless; sides with a series of large cut ovals, each in the top three rows with an engraved scene in Karlsbad or a decorative device and inscribed: (in the first row) "Muhlbrunn," "Theresienbrun," "Sprudel in/Karlsbad," "Gesundheit," "Gluck," "Freude," "Verlangere Ihren/Lebensfaden," (in second row) "Hirschensprung," "Marcklbrunn," (blank), "Siblossbrunn," "WienerSitz," " enbrunn," "Dorotheens/Ave," (in third row) "Sindlaters/Tempel," "Sprudel Saal," "Kreutzberg," " elsen ulle," "Damptbad," "Piramiede," and "Wiese"; the bottom with engraved inscription "Erinerung/an meine hergestellte/ Gesundheit/den 22. Juni/1853."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source