Beaker with Wooden Case

Object Name: 
Beaker with Wooden Case

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Wooden Case
Accession Number: 
50.3.1
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1545-1575
Primary Description: 
Beaker with Wooden Case. Colorless non-lead glass of grayish cast; free-blown, diamond-point engraved. Slender glass with straight sharply spreading sides, rough pontil mark; silver base; set-in domed cover with drawn stemmed cushion knop, supporting applied final composed of stemmed ball on double-button; small pontil mark inside; cover and glass covered with diamond-point engraving; silver base with chased crested molding clasping base of glass, wider gadroon molding with leaf-like motif at end of ribs and narrow plain rim. Turned wooden case.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc. (1903-2011), Source
1950-10-01
Rosenheim, Max, Former Collection
Vecht, A., Former Collection
Brown, Henry (English), Former Collection
Mensing Collection, Former Collection
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 72; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 72; BIB# 135965
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, pp. 66-67, no. 2; BIB# 79761
Swarovski: the magic of crystal (1995) p. 45, ill.; BIB# 35771
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 90-91, pl. 37; BIB# 33819
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 49, #41; p. 54, #43; BIB# 21161
Catalogue of a fine collection of rare gothic, early Renaissance and later European glass (1938-11-10) Lot # 135, and illustration facing p. 45; BIB# 10972
Catalogue of the works of art�collected by the late Max Rosenheim�Maurice Rosenheim� (1923-05-10) Lot 322;
Exhibition of Early German Art (1906) illustrated, p. 173; pl. LXII; BIB# 27454