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Beaker

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The extremely heavy glass beaker is cut with a series of interlaced ridges and diamond patterns on the sides. In a smoothly polished medallion is engraved the phrase "I drink to the health of the person I love with all my soul" in Russian. Beneath this is a large knop, its edges cut with a diamond pattern. Base is flower shaped and engraved underneath.

Category:
glassware
Made from:
Glass
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
1800-1849
Size:
11.4 x 7.9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
23.102
Class:
GLASS
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION "Kogo dushei liubliu,/ Togo zdorov'e p'iu." (I drink to the health of the person I love with all my soul.) In a fine cursive engraving on a medallion on front of beaker.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973