Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.540
Dimensions: 
H: 7.8 cm, D: 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1731
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque white non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Octagonal, paneled, tapered bowl with drawn foot; enamel decoration of a blue bird, floral motifs, and inscribed in red "Un tien/vaut mieux/Que Deux/tu láuras/1731."; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Bernard Perrot 1640-1709 (2010) p. 187; BIB# 115618