Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.734
Dimensions: 
H: 7.2 cm, D (rim): 5.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1743
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown-molded, enameled. Flared, panel-molded shape, with enamel decoration of two symmetrical arrangements of four red, blue and yellow stylized flowers with white wiggly lines between; circle of white dots around a large central white dot at the center of each; inscribed in white on the side "ich/thue/jedem/wohl/1743"; applied disk foot with rough pontil mark on the underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking (2019) illustrated, Switzerland fig. 24; BIB# 716365