Double-Walled Beaker

Object Name: 
Double-Walled Beaker

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Object Name: 
Double-Walled Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 11.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8 cm
On Display
about 1800-1820
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt, double-walled technique. Tapered, straight-sided shape, with panel-cut sides and cut flutes at the base; black-enameled border on the inside and out, decorated with gilt bands of acorns and leaves; swags of gilt flowers and foliage; double-walled enclosing an oval medallion of pearls and lifelike silk flowers enclosing the crowned gilt monogram "JS" or "TS", with swags of silk flowers and silk leaves, and a scene on the reverse of two wood huts with two swans in a pond in the foreground, with three people crossing a bridge, another figure rowing a boat, and another house in the background; polished concave base, and polished pontil mark on the bottom of the inner glass.
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23