Zwischengoldglas Beaker with Dice

Object Name: 
Zwischengoldglas Beaker with Dice

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Object Name: 
Zwischengoldglas Beaker with Dice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.364
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.3 cm; Rim Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1725
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved, gold foil decoration; ivory dice. Double-walled glass with tapered, panel-cut sides, with engraved initials "F..A..H.." and the date "1..7..2..5.."; a second, short beaker overlapping the base of the first, with engraved gold foil foliate band at joint; a hollow space remains between the two glasses and encloses three ivory dice cubes, each with circular black markings arranged on each face in numbers from one to six; separate small flat disk inserted in base; with engraved gold foil decoration of a crowned heart with central keyhole, flanked by palm fronds, and with scrolled border.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show