Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.3.5
Dimensions: 
H: 13.4 cm, D (rim): 9.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1850
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, silver-stained, engraved. Large bell-shaped, panel-cut bowl; cut, flared rim; oval raised panel on the front, silver (amber) stained, with engraved horse in a landscape setting; cut concave oval facets on the sides; cut circular raised panel on the back, with seven cut concave facets, arranged as six encircling one; bulbous, panel-cut lower section; cut, silver (amber) stained angular band at the base of the bowl; cut square foot, with rounded lobes at the corners, vertical grooves between; the bottom with cut hexagons and cross-cutting at the corners; cut elaborate star in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schuelein, Minnie L., Source
1967-02-01
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) illustrated, p. 48, fig. 28; BIB# 25652