Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.465
Dimensions: 
H: 9.1 cm, D: 7.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1815
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white, probably lead glass; blown, gilt, enameled. Straight-sided, cylindrical form; gilt rim, gilt decoration of a man (Napoleon I) standing with his back toward the viewer, wearing military uniform, within a shield, with floral and foliate scrolls at either side; gilt line near the base; polished flat base rim, polished concave pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source