Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.748
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.6 cm, Diam: 6.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1823
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, enameled, gilt. Straight- sided, cylindrical form; gilt band at the rim; oval panel on the side, bearing a black-enameled portrait of a man, wearing a loop earring, and heavy, soft coat; in a two-color gilt rectangular frame with cross-hatched corners, one corner with the signature "F. Siebel."; formal foliate scrolls on the back, with the script inscription "Maximilian Joseph/Konig von/Baiern./1823."; polished, flat bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Schmidt, Gustav, Former Collection
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1976) pp. 177-178, fig. 160; BIB# 19520
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) illustrated, p. 187, fig. 167; BIB# 25652