Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
90.3.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9.7 cm; Foot Diam: 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1675-1690
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Cylindrical, slightly tapered, straight-sided shape; the sides with engraved decoration of the figure of Bacchus astride a barrel, with grapes intertwined in his hair and around his waist, a goblet raised in one hand, a bunch of grapes in the other; encircled by grape vines; on the reverse, a fruiting vine, with stylized bushes alongside, with three large flying insects above; slightly concave bottom with polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
State Museum of Pennsylvania, Source
1990-02-13
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