Beaker with Wooden Case

Object Name: 
Beaker with Wooden Case

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Wooden Case
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Primary Description: 
Beaker with Wooden Case. Colorless non-lead glass of grayish cast; free-blown, diamond-point engraved. Slender glass with straight sharply spreading sides, rough pontil mark; silver base; set-in domed cover with drawn stemmed cushion knop, supporting applied final composed of stemmed ball on double-button; small pontil mark inside; cover and glass covered with diamond-point engraving; silver base with chased crested molding clasping base of glass, wider gadroon molding with leaf-like motif at end of ribs and narrow plain rim. Turned wooden case.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Rosenheim, Max, Former Collection
Vecht, A., Former Collection
Brown, Henry (English), Former Collection
Mensing Collection, Former Collection
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 72; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 72; BIB# 135965
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500-1750 (2004) illustrated, pp. 66-67, #2; BIB# 79761
Swarovski: the magic of crystal (1995) p. 45, ill.; BIB# 35771
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 90-91, pl. 37; BIB# 33819
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 49, #41; p. 54, #43; BIB# 21161
Catalogue of a fine collection of rare gothic, early Renaissance and later European glass (1938-11-10) Lot 135, and illustration facing p. 45; BIB# 10972
Catalogue of the works of art�collected by the late Max Rosenheim�Maurice Rosenheim� (1923-05-10) Lot 322;
Exhibition of Early German Art (1906) illustrated, p. 173; pl. LXII; BIB# 27454