Covered Beaker

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Object Name: 
Covered Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.585
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.9 cm; (a) Beaker H: 10.8 cm, Diam: 8.2 cm; (b) Cover H: 8 cm, Diam: 7.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1820
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Covered Beaker. Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. (a) Tapered bowl, elaborately cut; cut plain rim; cut raised band with fine cross-cut diamonds and polished circular facets; wide band with panels of cut nailhead diamonds alternating with vertical grooves, with a heart-shaped panel on the front, with finely- engraved crowned monogram "MJ"; narrow band of cross-cut diamonds and circular facets below, with three horizontal grooves below; flared foot with large cut diamonds on the rim; polished foot rim with polished concave pontil mark; inscribed "S2035" in white paint. (b) Domed form with tapered brim; cut decoration consisting of a band of panels, cut grooves, band of cut fine diamonds, cut grooves, and a band of fine cross-cut diamonds with polished circular facets; panel-cut baluster- shaped finial with cut radial grooves on top; polished flat rim; inscribed "S2305" in white paint on the rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Color: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30
From Neuwelt to the Whole World: 300 Years of Harrach Glass (2012) illustrated, p. 34 (bottom); BIB# 128810
Z Nového světa do celého světa: 300 let harrachoveského skla (2012) illustrated, p. 34 (bottom); BIB# 134593