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Zwischengold Beaker

Unknownc.1730

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Zwischengold translates as "sandwiched gold," meaning this type of vessel has gold foil sandwiched between two glasses. Here, the inner tumbler is decorated in gold leaf with multiple medallions depicting religious scenes.

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  • Title: Zwischengold Beaker
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: c.1730
  • Physical Dimensions: w6.9 x h7.1 cm
  • Type: Germanic Glass, Beaker
  • External Link: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
  • Medium: Glass and gold leaf
  • Object ID: GG 1959.14.82
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Ernst Mahler

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