Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration

Object Name: 
Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration

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Object Name: 
Double-walled beaker with marbled decoration
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H: 8.8 cm, D (rim): 7.2 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
This beaker is double-walled: the interior glass is gilded, and the exterior glass is painted. Both the paint and the gilding were applied cold, and they are sandwiched between the glasses.
Hammer, Ernst, Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, double-walled, gilt, painted. Tapered, straight-sided, cylindrical shape; double- walled, the two glasses meeting in a double rim at the top; with the painted and gilt decoration between the inner and outer glasses; the exterior cut with narrow vertical panels; inset circular disk on the bottom; painted dark green, brown and tan marbled decoration on the sides and bottom; gilt on the interior; gilt band with scratched line on the exterior, at the rim.