Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
50.3.99
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm; Rim Diam: 9 cm; Base Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1675
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with pale yellow tinge; bubbly; free- blown and enameled. Cylindrical form, slightly concave base with rough pontil mark; white and black enamel decoration, shaded and outlined in black: on obverse, cartouche with the Shield of Milles or carriage maker's, flanked by a man and woman; on reverse, inscription in so-called Gothic script, in five lines: "In Grossen Geluck Erhebe dich nicht, In ungeluck verzaget auch nicht, Den Gott ist der Mahn, der geluck, Undt ungeluck Wenden Kahnn". "Anno 1675"; below rim a white band consisting of two plain lines, two wavy lines and one row of beads.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1950-12-24
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1675
Date
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 131, 380, #94; BIB# 18098