Beaker (Ranftbecher)

Object Name: 
Beaker (Ranftbecher)

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Object Name: 
Beaker (Ranftbecher)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.3.99
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm; Rim diam: 8.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1801-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Beaker (Ranftbecher). Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, cut, enameled, gilded, stained. Flared, cylindrical bowl, on a solid, disk-shaped foot; the rim cut and chamfered on the inside, gilded; gilded horizontal line below the rim, with entwined foliate vine; on the front, a rectangular panel, framed with a yellow-orange stained band, outlined with gilded lines and decorated inside with stylized foliate and floral motifs; polychrome enameled scene inside, with a large church in the distance (the Karlskirche in Vienna), flanked by other buildings, with a park and people in the foreground, signed "AK" in the bottom right corner; inscribed in gilded script on the reverse, "Die Karlskirche / in / Wien"; cut repeated vertical facets, each stained yellow-orange, on the side of the foot; the bottom polished flat with cut and yellow-orange stained star.
Provenance: 
Landegger, Mrs. K. F., Former Collection
1991
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, p. 135, p. 22, bottom right; BIB# AI30154
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) illustrated, pp. 6-7, bottom, third from left; BIB# AI96378