Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.811
Dimensions: 
H: 9.6 cm, D (rim): 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1740-1760
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved, gilt. Cylindrical shape with panel-cut sides; gilt rim; engraved decoration on the sides, consisting of a scroll-framed oval panel with depiction of a castle; on the reverse a scene of two armored knights jousting; entire surface filled in with scrolls, ribbands, fruit, flowers, urns, foliage, etc.; polished flat base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23