Footed Beaker (Ranftbecher)

Object Name: 
Footed Beaker (Ranftbecher)

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Object Name: 
Footed Beaker (Ranftbecher)
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Overall H: 10.9 cm; Rim Diam: 8.5 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. K. F. Landegger
Primary Description: 
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; a wide enameled translucent white band below, decorated in polychrome enamels with three amethyst quivers of arrows with flowers (pink roses, forget-me-nots, and pansies), with bunches of flowers below (pink roses, pink roses with forget-me-nots, and pink roses with pansies), above a rocky green ground; tightropes suspended between the quivers, each with a cupid holding a bow and arrow balanced on the rope (one kneeling on one knee, one balanced on one foot, and one balanced on his head); wide gilded band below and on the foot; cut vertical grooves on the vertical side of the foot; the bottom polished flat, with cut star, stained light yellow all over.
Landegger, Lena (Mrs. K. F.), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, p. 135, #22, bottom left; BIB# AI30154
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) illustrated, pp. 6-7, bottom, left; BIB# AI96378
Biedermeier-Glaser (1981) illustrated, page opp. p. 160, pl. VIII, #180; BIB# 30440