Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.564
Dimensions: 
H: 12.9 m, diam (rim): 9.7 cm (foot): 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent white and blue non-lead glasses; blown, cut, engraved. Bell-shaped bowl with flared rim; waisted section above a flared foot; blue over white over colorless overlays; panel-cut bowl, with a large circular medallion at the front, with engraved Austrian eagle with a shield containing the Bohemian lion in its breast, inscribed "Gott seegne den Bergbau", another smaller panel on the reverse with engraved inscription "Glückauf! /ML" and cross hammers; hexagonal raised panels between; panel-cut lower section with rounded tops; foot rim cut with oval panels spaced with facets; base with elaborately cut hexagonal pads and a star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30