Beaker with Portrait of James the Great

Object Name: 
Beaker with Portrait of James the Great

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Portrait of James the Great
Accession Number: 
79.3.251
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.8 cm; Diam (rim): 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1790
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut zwischengoldglas panel. Tapered, straight-sided, circular shape; border of polished ovals alternating with engraved floral sprigs near the rim; oval panel bearing a gilt portrait of a Saint, inscribed "S. IACOBUS MAIUR" inset into the bowl; silvered back to the panel, inscribed in script "Jacob/Waschnagovsky/Pfarrer zu Freischting" and "Verfertiget zu Gutenbrunn im/Fürnbergischen Grossen Weinsperg/ wald. 1790" and "von Mildner" below; polished oval facets around the base; flat-polished bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schick, Viktor, Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
S. IACOBUS MAIUR
Inscription
Johann Josep Mildner
Signature
Catalogue of the Well-known collection of fine Continental glass Formed by the late Viktor Schick. The Property of Mrs. Hedwig Schick (1939-05-04) lot 108;