Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.1080
Dimensions: 
H: 11.9 cm, D: 9.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1770-1800
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Tapered, straight sides, with enameled decoration in a band on the sides, two blue and white lovebirds perched on a stylized plant which springs from a red heart; two stylized plants at either side; inscribed in white on the reverse "We two will/be true" with two looped white lines below; red and yellow lines and a wavy white line border the upper rim; flat base with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
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