Date: ca. 1830–20th century

Culture: Bohemian

Medium: Glass

Dimensions: H. 5 in. (12.7 cm.)

Classification: Glass

Credit Line: Gift of Zita Spiss, in memory of her father, Julius Triger, 1990

Accession Number: 1990.328.2


Seen from the edge of the River Vltava, the city’s great bridge appears prominently, with the orange roofs of the buildings below the castle nestled on the far side, and the cathedral rising in the distance. This beaker is inscribed on the back in German, which, along with Czech, was widely spoken in the capital city for centuries.