Hyalith Beaker

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Object Name: 
Hyalith Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.3.219
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.8 cm; Rim Diam: 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1840
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Black non-lead glass; blown, gilt. Waisted shape with rounded foot rim; gilt on the interior; gilt borders at the top and bottom; Chinoiserie decoration of two figures below a gnarled tree, with an oriental pavilion perched on fantastic rocks on the reverse, with palm trees alongside; ground base.
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Color: 
Material: 
Glass as a medium for imitation (2014-11) illustrated, p. 17, left; BIB# AI98583
Confluente Est-Vest in Arta Sti'clei (2011-05) illustrated, p. 13, top left; BIB# AI97782
East Meets West--Europa und Asien im Wettbewerb (2010-04) illustrated, p. 2;