Reliquary

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Object Name: 
Reliquary
Accession Number: 
79.3.997
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.8 cm; Rim Diam: 7 cm; Foot Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1600-1650
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
360 Image: 

Lion-mask Stem

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Primary Description: 
Reliquary. Colorless, with yellow-green tinge. Blown, mold-blown; applied, gilded. Cylindrical, straight-sided bowl with flat bottom; attached by merese to blown stem; joined by merese to shallow, blown foot with infolded rim and pontil mark. Around base of bowl, applied and notched band of colorless glass. Molded and gilded lion masks on both sides of stem, with stylized flowers and swags of raised dots between them.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Morgan, J. Pierpont (American, 1937-1913), Former Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23