Beaker, ca. 1803 Cut and engraved glass. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt. 1931-41-8.
What is this?
Beaker with flaring rim. Heavy channeled base surmounted by a facetted diamond-patterned band. On one side, engraved shield with letter C, floral sprays. On opposite side, a cherub drawn by two flying birds. Engraved rim with alternating group of 5 circular rounds and horizontal lozenge shape. See also 1931-41-7-a/c.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Yinka Shonibare, Friday, October 07, 2005 - Sunday, September 24, 2006