Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.742
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.6 cm, Diam: 7.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1815
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown-molded, polished, stained, enameled, gilt. Cylindrical, straight-sided form; the rim stained yellow, with gold lines on either side, and with short sprigs on the yellow; rectangular panel on the side, with transparent enameled scene of a town on a hillside, with a castle on top, a harbor in the foreground with ships, with a stone jetty at the right; gold and yellow-stained linear frame; signed "G. M. Wien" at the bottom right of the frame; gold script inscription on the reverse "Stadt und Frey-Hafen Triest"; polished flat base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23