Engraved Beaker

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Object Name: 
Engraved Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.3.83
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11 cm, Diam: 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Waisted shape; polished flat rim; wide band cut in relief below the rim, with a narrow band of minute polished ovals and sprigs at the top, a wide matte band with the letters "FERDINAND" and a foliate scroll in relief; minute polished foliate sprigs engraved on the matte surface; a band of ovals and scrolling foliage at the bottom of the matte band; a ring of polished ovals around the center of the sides; relief-cut petals at the bottom, with minutely engraved floral and foliate sprays on the sides, emerging from between each petal; each petal with deeply cut groove; the rims of the petals with fine cross-hatch cutting; polished concave pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Portheim, Viktor, Former Collection
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source
1986-11-18
Color: 
Inscription: 
Ferdinand
Inscription
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 71, #65; BIB# 35679
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 120, #23; BIB# AI19055
Glaser der Spatzeit (1923) #496, pl. 21; BIB# 19019