Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.994
Dimensions: 
H: 13.3 cm; D (rim): 9.2 cm, (foot): 7.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1760
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, gilt. Tapered, straight- sided bowl, waisted at the base, with cut flutes; gilt rim; elaborate gilt scrolled border; elaborate gilt landscape scene of a man, seated, playing a guitar for a shepherdess, seated, holding a staff, with two sheep at her feet and side; another sheep at the man's right; stylized trees in the background; elaborate rococo scrolls and shells below and at the sides of the scene; gilt butterfly on the reverse; sloping foot with cut scalloped rim; rough pontil mark; two paper labels on the foot: one, circular, printed "SAMMLUNG/Dr. MAX STRAUSS/WIEN."; the other rectangular, with printed blue border, inscribed "1084" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Strauss, Max, Former Collection
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23