Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.3.47
Dimensions: 
H: 12.7 cm, D (rim): 10.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1701-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Foster Dulles
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with many bubbles; wear marks at base; free-blown and engraved. Slightly conical beaker with rough pontil mark at base; the engraved decoration consists of two rows of medallions, all together 12, containing the busts of the 12 apostles with their symbols and their names, in between the medallions at top and bottom roses; along the center rose buds.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Dulles, Mrs. John Foster, Source
Color: 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory