Armorial Beaker

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Armorial Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 20 cm, D (rim): 10.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with minute bubbles and green tinge; free-blown and enameled, and enclosed in a wire mesh frame. Oval upper part curving down to bottom which flares to base with slightly concave center, having slight pontil mark; on the obverse in multicolored enamel, the coats of arms of Count Garnier-Turawa; on the reverse a multicolored cartouche with a central urn, in the empty spaces red and white rosettes and blossoms, below rim a band with blue and white circlets accompanied by white and red lines and two rows of yellow dots, an identical band around the base of the vessel.
Lord Curzon, Former Collection
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 442, #164 A; p. 235; BIB# 18098