Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
86.3.80
Dimensions: 
H: 11.1 cm, D: 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Waisted, panel- cut shape; cut rim; the paneled sides with relief-cut diamond shape panels of nailhead diamonds; an oval panel in relief on the front, with finely engraved profile bust-length portrait of a man facing to his right, with short, curly hair, soft coat with military order on his chest; inscribed "DB" on the sleeve; protruding rounded, panel-cut foot, each panel with polished circular facet; bottom covered with cut nailhead diamonds, with a cut sunburst in a square in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source
1986-11-18
Dominik Biemann: Bohmischer Glasgraveue des Biedermeier (1993) illustrated, p. 67, I.12; BIB# 35574
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 120, #24; BIB# AI19055
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1986 (1987) illustrated, pp. 5, 14; BIB# AI96383