Beaker on Ball Feet

Object Name: 
Beaker on Ball Feet

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Object Name: 
Beaker on Ball Feet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.311
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.6 cm, Diam (max): 11.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1685
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Straight-sided, cylindrical form, with rounded base and flat bottom; white and black enameled decoration, including a scalloped border above two horizontal lines and a row of dots; on one side, a finely detailed depiction of a robed, crowned man on horseback, carrying an orb and scepter; on the reverse, a crowned double- headed eagle with coat of arms on its breast; inscribed "Ihr Rom: Kayse/Maystatt/Anno Dominj/.1685." on one side, and "Simbolum/mitt Rath=schlagen/ist nicht vetahn/wan nicht der/ Fleiss legt hand/mitt an"; rough pontil mark; three solid ball (bun) feet applied to the rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1685
Date
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23