Beaker, 15th century
German, found in burial mounds on the Estate Abrau near Novorossisk, in the Caucasus
Glass; 4 5/8 x 2 15/16 in. (11.7 x 7.4 cm)
Gift of the Estate Abrau of the Russian Imperial Apanages through Arthur R. Schultz, 1906 (06.141)
While not created for religious use, glass vessels of this type were sometimes used at the Seder, as illustrations from medieval manuscripts bear witness.