Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.3.16 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Henry W. Breyer
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, gilt, enameled. Slightly tapered, straight-sided form, with panel-cut sides, flared at the bottom, to a polygonal, faceted foot; gilt rim; enameled landscapes, backed with gilding, on the sides with a hunter aiming a rifle at rabbits in a red cabbage patch; with gilt formal acanthus leaves near the base; gilt base rim; polished flat bottom, with a ring of polished ovals near the rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Breyer, Mrs. Henry W., Source