Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.691
Dimensions: 
H: 8.1 cm; D(rim): 6.9 cm, (base): 5.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1870-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, enameled, gilt. Tapered, panel-cut shape; rim with gilt drapery border; sides with gilt and transparent-enamel decoration of an angel holding a ribbon, above flowers; on reverse, a cross with a chalice and paten below and an open book inscribed "A" and " ", with flowers on either side; gilt leaf border at base; flat, polished bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22