Footed Beaker (Ranftbecher)

Object Name: 
Footed Beaker (Ranftbecher)

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Object Name: 
Footed Beaker (Ranftbecher)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.3.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9 cm; Base Diam: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1825-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, enameled, stained, gilded. Waisted, cylindrical shape, with thick, flared foot; the rim polished and gilded; the sides decorated with a rectangular panel containing a transparent-enameled, minutely-detailed view of a large building, identified below in gold on a yellow-orange silver-stained band, "Le Belvedere."; framed by bands of yellow-orange silver staining, decorated with gilded stylized formal foliate sprays; a yellow-orange band of silver stain across the back of the glass, below the rim, decorated with gilded repeated arcades enclosing foliate motifs; the thick foot with cut vertical grooves on the sides, outlined with gilding; the flat bottom with cut yellow-orange silver-stained star.
Provenance: 
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, p. 135, #22, top right; BIB# AI30154
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) illustrated, pp. 6-7, top, third from left; BIB# AI96378