Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.787
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.8 cm; Rim Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1813
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt. Bell-shaped bowl, with flared rim and slightly rounded sides; disk foot; gilt band above a stained yellow band at the rim; border of three-lobed leaves; rectangular panel outlined in gold, yellow stain and black enamel, with a landscape in transparent enamels, with a large castle on the hillside, above a town, with a river and boats in the foreground; inscribed "G. Mohn fec. 1813." below the panel; inscribed in gold script on the reverse "Heidelberg am/Neckar"; gilt bands on the foot; the underside of the foot polished concave.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source