Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.3.4
Dimensions: 
H: 12.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1712
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Cylindrical shape; the sides and underside of the bottom decorated with copper- wheel and scratch engraving, consisting of an angel supporting a pair of shields of baroque form, one with a fleur-de-lis, the other vertically divided, with a half fleur-de-lis on the dexter side, and a half-wheel on the sinister side, above a quiver, with bow and arrows and a hilly landscape, flanked by mixed palm fronds and laurel branches, with intertwined ribbon inscribed (block letters) "BEI LILLIEN REI=NER LIEBE VND TREU DAS GLUCKESRAD BESTAN=DIB/S SEU. [SEI]:"; the reverse with oval reverse containing a lily in a landscape setting, with a sun in splendor at upper right, and a hilly landscape with trees, buildings in the background; flanked by foliage and an intertwined ribbon, inscribed (block letters) "DER LIEBE ZUG VIEL HOLDER SCHEINT WO GLEICH MIT GLEICHEM SICH VER=EINT.;" the underside of the base with an engraved stylized flower, the center cross-hatched; flat base; trailed foot rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Winkworth, W. W., Esq., Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 16 (1974) illustrated, p. 129, #25; BIB# AI91024
Art at Auction 1972-73 (1972-73) p. 273; BIB# 20170