Footed Beaker

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Object Name: 
Footed Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 17 cm, D (rim): 10.8 cm
Not on Display
probably about 1680
Primary Description: 
Transparent thick probably colorless glass with yellow tinge; glass was heavily crizzled and has, therefore, been treated with a sticky solution giving it an amber-like tint; glass is sticky to the touch; mold-blown. Cylindrical body with slightly concave base showing pontil mark; three flattened heavily ribbed feet applied to base; the body shows in high relief a mythological scene including tritons, mermaids, two horses, a figure blowing a horn and a standing male figure; the details are not sharp.
Blumka, Leopold, Source
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass
Corning Museum of Glass
The Decanter: Ancient to Modern (2018) illustrated, p. 206 (fig. 3);
Opal Glass in The British Museum Attributed to the Buquoy Glasshouse (2015) illustrated, p. 170; BIB# 705328