Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.3.175
Dimensions: 
H: 4", W (base): 2 1/8"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1792
Credit Line: 
Gift of Minnie L. Schuelein
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Tapered, straight- sided, circular form; enameled decoration, a wide band, framed by yellow and light blue bands, with a running white hound, wing-like red and yellow forms at either side; inscribed in white on the reverse "VIVAT [etc.]" and dated "1792"; base with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schuelein, Minnie L., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking (2019) illustrated, Switzerland fig. 24; BIB# 716365