Bell Beaker (Sturzbecher)

Object Name: 
Bell Beaker (Sturzbecher)

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Object Name: 
Bell Beaker (Sturzbecher)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.157
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.1 cm; Rim Diam: 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
500-699
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish-green glass with many bubbles; mold-blown. Tall, narrow bell-shape beaker; rim rounded by folding inward and downward; straight, tapering side which flares to carnation at junction with rounded base; body with regular fluting, which curves downward from left to right; part of pontil wad attached to base, slightly off-center; two paper labels attached to wall, hand-written in brown ink: (a) FRANKISH.1866. (b) ANDERNACH.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Evans, Sir John, Former Collection
Beck, H. C., Former Collection
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
1949-01-10
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Former Collection
1948-12-04
to
1949-01-10
Technique: 
Inscription: 
ANDERNACH
label
wall hand-written in brown ink
FRANKISH.1866
label
wall hand-written in brown ink
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23