Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.446
Dimensions: 
H: 10 cm, D (rim): 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved, stained. Straight-sided, cylindrical shape with flared rim; engraved formal foliage band on the sides, springing from an oval dotted panel enclosing a winged putto riding on the back of a large, spouting fish; cut grooves at the base and cut radial grooves on the bottom, stained yellow, with polished pontil mark at the center.
Provenance: 
Moser, Leo, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) illustrated, p. 112-113, fig. 103; BIB# 25652