Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.262
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.1 cm; Rim Diam: 10.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1675-1699
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Tapered, straight- sided shape, with elaborately engraved continuous scene of an orchestra of angels, one playing an elaborate organ, with seven others playing various instruments, one holding a sheet of music, two flying toward the organ with trumpets, and another flying down backwards holding a ribbon inscribed "SANCT/VS" SANCTVS"SANCTVS", with the word "DEYS" below; inscribed, in a band below the scene, "Alles.WaB.Odem.hat.Lobe. den.Herrn.Alleluja.."; polished flat base, polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
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