Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
62.3.53
Dimensions: 
H: 5 5/8", W (base): 3 3/8"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled, gilt. Tapered, straight-sided shape; plain gilt band at the rim; band of small white enamel dots below; the sides with enameled red and white coat of arms on a shield; male and female figures at the right and left; inscribed "IONNES.TAMATZ./ANNO.1.6.1.0" above the shield; inscribed in white on the reverse "Wen du trinckest aus/ diesem glas allezeit/Solt du gedencken das/Asche und Sandt ist es/gewessen und also/wirst auch werden/wen dich Gott wird sordern/von der Erden"; stylized green turf and plants below, the a plain red enamel band at the base; concave base with rough pontil mark; inscribed in black enamel alongside the pontil mark "F.H.4.".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Maggs Bros. Ltd., Source