Reliquary Beaker (Krautstrunk)

Object Name: 
Reliquary Beaker (Krautstrunk)

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Object Name: 
Reliquary Beaker (Krautstrunk)
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm, Diam (max): 8.4 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent light aqua non-lead glass; blown, prunted; impressed wax seal. Ovoid body, with applied prunts arranged in alternating rows; the prunts with diagonal straight shear marks in relief; trailed and pincered foot ring; trailed threads around the neck, below the flared rim; the neck and rim encased in an irregular, heavily waxed, fabric covering; on the top, at the center, a reddish wax seal, with coat of arms topped by a bishop's mitre, and inscribed in a circle around the coat of arms; bottom with conical kick and rough pontil mark; two bones loose inside, stuck together.
Zeitz, Helmut, Source
Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2017-04-08 through 2018-02-17
From advertisements for glass eyes to patents for preserving the dead in glass; from glasshouse dollars to drawings by worldfamous artists such as Salvador Dali and Georgia O’Keeffe. These are some of the rarely seen wonders in Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library. Artists, researchers, authors, and glass enthusiasts of all kinds use the Rakow Library’s holdings to learn more about glass, which often leads to voyages of discovery in unexpected directions. Come discover how the rare collections and curiosities in the Rakow Library have inspired others and how they can inspire you.
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show
Din Lumea Larga (2007-07) illustrated, p. 34;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 13 (1971) illustrated, pp. 142-143, #44; BIB# AI93175