Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.3.140
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.4 cm; Rim Diam: 9.7 cm; Foot Diam: 6.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1763
Credit Line: 
Gift of John B. Strater, Charles Helme Strater, Jr., and Mrs. Margaret S. Robinson in memory of Charles Helme and Alice B. Strater
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Tapered, straight- sided, circular form; the sides with yellow, blue, white, and green enamel decoration, a foliate border, above a band containing thirteen coats of arms of Cantons of Switzerland, and on the front, another coat of arms above a weaver's (?) guild symbol, inscribed "ILE" and "VE", with flowers and foliage above and at the sides; inscription on the reverse, below the shields, and the date "1763"; base with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strater, John B., Source
Robinson, Margaret S., Source
Strater, Charles Helme, Jr., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05
Sekai no hei (Bottles of the World) (1977) fig. 94, left; BIB# 32715