Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.316 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.4 cm; Rim Diam (max): 5.9 cm; Foot Diam (max): 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1725-1750
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Sides rise in attenuated ogee from drawn, flaring circular base to fire-polished rim; slightly concave on bottom, with pontil mark. Bright polychrome decoration: at top, inside, blue band just below rim; on outside, two thin blue lines above vertical naturalistic sprays of blue and red flowers and strawberries with shaded green stems and leaves, with parrot perched on stem of one; sprays rise from Persian-style border in blue at bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1951-01-01
Schreiber, Charlotte, Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Technique: 
Material: 
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-02
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-09 through 1991-04-14
Decorative and utilitarian works from the Corning Museum of Glass, surveying 35 centuries of glass-making technology and stylistic developments from ancient Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, and Asian cultures to contemporary American and European examples. The works were selected by Corning Museum staff members Dwight P. Lanmon, director and curator of European glass; David B. Whitehouse, curator of ancient and Islamic glass; Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of American glass; and Susanne K. Frantz, curator of 20th-century glass.
 
Steuben Glass Animals
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1988-11 through 1988-11
Mille Anni di Arte del Vetro a Venezia
Venue(s)
Palazzo Ducale 1982-07-24 through 1982-10-24
 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Czechoslovak & Italian Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Contemporary Crafts 1964-09-15 through 1964-12-01
 
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
I vetri muranesi settecenteschi dipinti con fiori e uccelli (2014) illustrated, p. 127; BIB# AI100174
Eighteenth-Century Venetian Enameled Lattimo and Iconographic Sources (2007) illustrated, p. 136, fig. 13;
A Celebration of Eighteenth-Century Venetian Art (1998) illustrated, p. 32, fig. 5;
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 160-161, pl. 72; BIB# 33819
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 75; BIB# 32200
Glass Animals: 3500 Years of Artistry (1988) illustrated, leaf 37 (front); BIB# 3398
Special Report: The Corning Glass Center (1985) p. 17; BIB# AI14226
Mille Anni di Arte del Vetro a Venezia (1982) p. 181;
Story of Glass Coloring Book (1981) illustrated, p. 34, middle; BIB# 67749